Figure 1: The young Aydin Sayili. Courtesy of Dr. Hüseyin Gazi Topdemir.
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Figure 4: A creative model of a device designed by al-Jazari (chapter 6 of category III) used for measuring blood lost during phlebotomy (bloodletting) sessions, a popular therapy in the medieval world. Taken from a MS of al-Jazari's treatise copied in Egypt in 1354. (Source).
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Figure 1: Vidinli Tawfik Pasha. Source: IMAGE The Bulletin of the International Linear Algebra Society, 15 (Summer 1995), p. 24.
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Figure 1: A Turkish notebank due to be circulated in January 2009 celebrating the legacy of Aydin Sayili. 5 TL banknote: Prof. Dr. Aydin Sayili.
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Apollo Moon mission NASA scientist Dr. Farouk El-Baz (left) recieves a copy of the 1001inventions book from Dr Suhair Al-Qureshi, Dean of Dar Al-Hekma College, Saudi Arabia and Senior Fellow of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation.
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Figure 1: Taqi al-Din's Kitāb Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār wa-nūr haqīqat al-anzār was transmitted under different titles: here the titles in two manuscript copies held respectively at Oxford (Bodleian Library, MS Marsh 119) and Istanbul (Süleymaniye Library, Collection Laleli, MS 2558).
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