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Earth Day
Muslim Heritage is very happy to announce that today, 22nd April, is Earth Day. Earth Day is a day of events and observances intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's...
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The Unpublished Works of Arabic Geography: An Overview and a Classification
Islamic geographical texts are not only valuable in terms of geographical research, they also constitute an essential resource in the study of Arab-Islamic civilisation - its literature, history,...
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The European Jerusalem: Sarajevo, where Muslim heritage flourished in Central Europe
During Ottoman rule, Sarajevo was heralded as the “European Jerusalem”, as its invaluable contributions to civil engineering, industry, trade and architecture attracted people from various ethnic and...
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Trevor Hilder: A Story About Sustainable History
After briefly describing his work background, Trevor Hilder tells the story of the young man who set out to seek his fortune.
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Cairo: A Millennial
In this article, published originally in Saudi Aramco World in 1969, focus is laid on the history of Cairo, the capital city of Egypt, founded in 969 by General Gawhar, in the name of the Fatimid...
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Kalila wa-Dimna
One of the most popular books ever written is the book the Arabs know as Kalila wa-Dimna, a bestseller for almost two thousand years, and a book still read with pleasure all over the world. It has...
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The Simurgh: A Symbol of Holistic Medicine in the Middle Eastern Culture in History
This article discusses the view that the simurgh, a mythological bird with supernatural characteristics, was...
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A Jewel of Ottoman Naval History: The Book of Kâtib Çelebi on Naval Campaigns
This is a review of the book prepared by Prof. Dr. Idris Bostan for the Turkish Undersecretariat of...
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Ahmad Salim Sa‘idan: A Palestinian Historian of Arabic Mathematics
Since the middle of the 20th century, the history of Arabic mathematics evolved as a sub-field of history of...
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Science and Rationalism in 9th Century Baghdad
Text of the Lecture of Professor Jim Al-Khalili in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social...
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Knowledge versus Natural Disasters from Arabic Sources
The aim of this paper is to investigate the various aspects of preparedness and response to natural disasters...
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Ecology in Muslim Heritage: Treatises on Environmental Pollution up to the End of 13th Cen.
Several Arabic treatises dating from the 9th through the 13th century deal with environmental pollution. They...
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