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...
Latinized Names of Muslim ScholarsLEARN MORE
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
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...
Figure 1. A group of school children practice martial arts formation under the watch of their teacher in the Great Mosque of Xi'an. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_Chinese_martial_arts.
The Legacy of Muslim Kung Fu MastersLEARN MORE
An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by...