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).
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Figure 1: Interior of the Great Mosque of Córdoba. (Source).
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Figure 1: The cover page of Hilal Kazan's book.
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Figure 1: The title of Sinan's text on the first page of MS 3306 and the first line of the text on the top of folio 132r.
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