Abd al-Rahman ibn KhaldunLEARN MORE
Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun is considered a forerunner of original theories in social sciences and philosophy...
Ibn al-MajdiLEARN MORE
Shihab al-Din Abu al-'Abbas Ahmad Ibn al-Majdi (1359–1447 CE) was an Egyptian mathematician and astronomer....
Prime Minister David Cameron holding the "1001 Inventions" book during his visit on 7 November 2012 to Dar Al-Hekma College, Jeddah. Dr Suhair Qurashi, Dean of Dar Al-Hekma College, is standing next to him.
British Prime Minister David Cameron in Dar Al-Hekma College, JeddahLEARN MORE
British Prime Minister David Cameron, who arrived in Jeddah on November 6h, 2012, paid a historic visit to...
Figure 1: Two views of the frontispice of the first edition of the Latin translation of Ibn al-Haytham's Book of Optics: Opticae Thesaurus...Libri Septem, nunc primùm editi. Eiusdem liber De Crepusculis & Nubium ascensionibus. Item Vitellonis...Libri X. Omnes instaurati, figuris illustrati & aucti, adjectis etiam in Alhazenum commentariis, a Federico Risnero. Basel: Episcopius, 1572. (Source 1 - Source 2).
Ibn Al-Haytham on Eye and Brain, Vision and PerceptionLEARN MORE
Ibn al-Haytham was the major figure in the study of optics and vision in the Middle Ages and his influence...
Figure 1: Interior of the Great Mosque of Córdoba. (Source).
Ibn Rushd (Averroes)LEARN MORE
Ibn Rushd (Averroes) is considered as the most important of the Islamic philosophers. He set out to integrate...
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has written the foreword for the latest edition of the best-selling 1001 Inventions book, published by National Geographic, which demonstrates the enduring legacy of Muslim civilization.
The Prince of Wales Supports 1001 InventionsLEARN MORE
11th May 2012, London – His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has written the foreword for the latest...