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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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Mosul the Pearl of Northern Iraq: Its History and Contribution to Classical Civilisation of Islam
Mosul, in Northern Iraq, is the country's second largest city and the north's major center for trade, industry and communications. Situated in the northwestern part of the country, on the west bank...
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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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Gleanings from the Islamic Contribution in Agriculture
The Islamic tradition of agriculture, whether in the form of the outstanding progress in agriculture production or as a large corpus of farming manuals written in Arabic, is nowadays a subject of...
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Muslim Contribution to Spanish Agriculture
This article describes some of the numerous Muslim contributions to the development Spanish agriculture,...
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Al-Ramhormuzi and the Wonders of India
Captain Buzurg ibn Shahriyar, a shipmaster from Khuzistan compiled a collection of stories and accounts of...
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Animal Care
By way of faith, Muslims have a strong regard for the care of animals. This is due to the attention that the...
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The Scholars of Samarkand
Samarkand contributed in particular to the progress of science in astronomy through its observatory. Some of...
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Kufa
Kufa had a key role in the history of science being the home of the encyclopaedic scholar Al-kindi and the...
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