Figure 1: Title page of a manuscript copy of Ibn Mājid's book al-Fawā'id (The Benefits) preserved in the Ministry of Endowments Library in Kuwait.
Knowledge versus Natural Disasters from Arabic SourcesLEARN MORE
The aim of this paper is to investigate the various aspects of preparedness and response to natural disasters...
Figure 1: Galen, Ibn Sina, and Hippocrates, the three authorities on medical theory and practice in a woodcut from an early 15th-century Latin medical book. (Source).
Ecology in Muslim Heritage: Treatises on Environmental Pollution up to the End of 13th Cen.LEARN MORE
Several Arabic treatises dating from the 9th through the 13th century deal with environmental pollution. They...
Figure 1: Sinai, Egypt, Red Sea Nubo-Sindian tropical desert and semi-desert (Source).
Ecology in Muslim Heritage: A History of the Hima Conservation SystemLEARN MORE
A hima is a reserved pasture, where trees and grazing lands are protected from indiscriminate harvest on a...
Figure 1: Map of the Anatolian Seljuk Sultanate around the end of the 11th century. Extracted from Historical Atlas by William Shepherd (1923-26). Source: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/shepherd/europe_mediterranean_1097.jpg.
The Seljuk Face of Anatolia: Aspects of the Social and Intellectual History of Seljuk ArchitectureLEARN MORE
This article deals with the Seljuk Anatolian architecture and art. The art of the Seljuk sultans showed much...
Figure 1. Ibn Battuta as imagined by a present day artist. Muslim Heritage Consulting ©
Ibn BattutaLEARN MORE
The Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta is known as the greatest traveller of premodern times. He lived in the 8th...
Figure 1. Photos in Lorraine Chittock, Cats of Cairo: Egypt's Enduring Legacy. Introduction by Annemarie Schimmel. New York: Abbeville Press, 2001.
Cats in Islamic CultureLEARN MORE
This article describes the various cultural representations associated to cats in Islamic civilisation and...