Featured

Featured topics

FEATURED ARTICLES

Malika V: Nur Jahan
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
LEARN MORE
Malika IV: Hurrem Sultan (Roxolana)
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
LEARN MORE
Malika VI: Sayyida Al-Hurra
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
LEARN MORE
Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr
Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.
LEARN MORE
Malika II: Radiyya bint Iltutmish
Popularly referred to as Razia Sultana, this is the story of Radiyya bint Iltutmish written by Tom Verde. Born in 1205, Budaun, Radiyya bint Iltutmish, also known as Raziya al-Din...
LEARN MORE
Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
LEARN MORE

Pages

LATEST ARTICLES

The Scholars of Cairo
The scholarship within Cairo was one which flourished with great vibrancy. The schoalrs contributed to the...
LEARN MORE
Al-Razi the Medical Scholar
Al-Razi was "a writer of rare and incredible productiveness as well as the greatest clinician of Islam." The...
LEARN MORE
Central Asian Contributions to the earlier phases of hospital building – Activity in Islam
Modern hospials finds its origin in Islamic civilisation replacing institutions known for magic and religion...
LEARN MORE
Al-Hakim Mosque, Cairo (990-1012)
Al Hakim Mosque is the second major Fatimid Mosque and the fourth most important religious edifice in Egypt....
LEARN MORE
Jerusalem: Thriving Trade, Scholars and Magnificant Architectural Works
Jerusalem prior to the crusades was a place filled with a thriving trade, scholars and magnificant...
LEARN MORE
Hama
Hama is famed for its huge water wheels and it produced great scholars in geography, mathematics, medicine...
LEARN MORE