Figure 1: Performers with sailing boats are pictured during the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics at the National Stadium on August 8, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo credit: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images). (Source ).
Zheng He - the Chinese Muslim AdmiralLEARN MORE
The Beijing Olympic Games started on Friday 8 August 2008 with a dramatic opening ceremony featuring a cast...
Mapping the WorldLEARN MORE
Some of the great contributions to geography by early Muslims who were driven by an intense interest not only...
Figure 1: Socio-spatial form of historic Algiers (Casbah) showing its general responsiveness to the needs of the community. Source: Saoud 1997.
Introduction to the Islamic CityLEARN MORE
Islam is seen by many scholars as an urban religion, which favours communal practice on individual worship....
Ibn Al-Haitham the Muslim PhysicistLEARN MORE
Snell is credited with the laws of reflection and refraction. However, Ibn Al-Haitham discovered the same...
Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the MosqueLEARN MORE
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...
Arabic botanical manuscript from the 15th century arranged in alphabetical order with illustrations of plants in vivid colours at Princeton University Library, MS 583H. © Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. See the electronic edition of the manuscript.
Al-Dinawari Advances BotanyLEARN MORE
Abu Hanifa al-Dinawari (d.895 A.D) lived in Andalusia, Muslim Spain. His work has been made known by the...