Figure 1: Front cover of The 13th Warrior (previously published as Eaters of the Dead) by Michael Chrichton (Ballantine Books, reissue edition 1988).
Ahmad Ibn Fadhlan in Northern Europe: A Survey of his Account of Russian Vikings in the 10th CenturyLEARN MORE
One of the earliest detailed descriptions of Northern Europe is reported in the account written by the Arab...
Figure 1: The three basic styles of a fountain.
The Self Changing Fountain of Banu Musa bin ShakirLEARN MORE
Amongst the mechanical devices described by the Banu Musa Brothers in their book of mechanics Kitab al-hiyal...
Figure 1: Al-Idrisi world map (ca. 1150). Displayed by Paul Bright Scott, history teacher, The Headroyce School, Oakland, California. (Source).
Bringing to Life the Islamic History of Europe: A Video DocumentaryLEARN MORE
The video documentary produced by the BBC in 2005 An Islamic History of Europe, by the famous TV presenter...
Figure 1: The cover of the magazine "Science and Technics" (Bilim ve Teknik) published by TUBITAK.
An 800 Years Old Ancestor: Today’s Science of Robotics and Al-JazariLEARN MORE
Introducing al-Jazari's ancestry to modern cybernetics and robotics science, Prof. Toygar Akman narrates in...
Overview on al-Jazari and his Mechanical DevicesLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Yavuz Unat, a known historian of science from Ankara University, draws a general...
Figure 1: The paper fortresses of Matrakçi depicted in his book Tuhfat al-Ghuzat (Süleymaniye Library, Esad Efendi, MS 2206).
Nasuh Al-Matrakî, A Noteworthy Ottoman Artist-Mathematician of the Sixteenth CenturyLEARN MORE
Matrakci Nasuh was a famous Ottoman polymath, writer and knight who produced important books in several...