Figure 1: An Ottoman miniature showing a game of Matrak invented by Nasuh ‘Ali al-Silahi al-Matraqi. Source: Topkapi Palace library in Istanbul, MS H 1344.
Significant Ottoman Mathematicians and their WorksLEARN MORE
This article aims to give an overview of the formation and development of mathematical studies and the work...
Figure 1: Artistic impression of Ali Al-Qushji ©Bunyamin Kara.
Ali Al-Qushji and His Contributions to Mathematics and AstronomyLEARN MORE
Ali Al-Qushji was one of the most noteworthy and important scientists in the Islamic world. He wrote valuable...
Figure 1: Sultan Murad III's firman about al-Tusi's book Tahrir Kitab usul al-Handasa li-Uqlidis printed in Italy in 1594.
The Influence of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi on Ottoman Scientific LiteratureLEARN MORE
The works of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi have always attracted the interest of Ottoman scholars as early as the 14th...
Figure 1: Diagram from Kamal al-Din al-Farisi's great work Kitab Tanqih al-Manazir li-dhawi al-absar wa-‘l-basa'ir in which he edited the famous drawing of the nervous system from Kitab al-Manazir of Ibn al-Haytham. Source: Tanqîh al-Manazir, Istanbul, Topkapi Palace Museum Library, Ahmed III, MS 3340, folio 16a.
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This is a very short note summarizing the lecture presented by Dr Saira Malik in the Muslim Heritage...
Figure 2: Illustration depicting Ibn al-Haytham by Hanane Kai. (Source).
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This presentation focused on the historical and epistemic bearings of the scientific legacy of the celebrated...
Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of Ibn al-Haytham. (Source).
Ibn al-Haytham and PsychophysicsLEARN MORE
The famous scientist Ibn al-Haytham (‘Alhazen') has rightly been credited with many advances in optics and...