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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—...
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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi
Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Takruri Al-Massufi al-Timbukti, otherwise commonly known as Ahmad Baba for short, was a well-known teacher, professor, philosopher, Arabic grammarian and an author of...
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Daily Sabah: A woman with a past
Taken from www.dailysabah.com/features/2014/07/12/a-woman-with-a-past: Fatima al-Fihri, a Muslim woman activist from the annals of history has been reintroduced to inspire future generations.
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The Millennium Anniversary Of Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi
In 2013, the world community of scholars celebrated a millennium after the death in 1013 of the renowned Andalusian physician- surgeon Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis).
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Washington Irving and the rediscovery of the lost centuries of knowledge
Mr Howard Firth, MBE, one of the Founding members of FSTC's Muslim Heritage Awareness Group (MHAG) and the Director of Orkney International Science Festival, published recently the following article...
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Abu al-Wafa al-Buzjanî
Muḥammad Abūʾl-Wafāʾ al-Būzjānī (10 June 940–997 or 998) was a distinguished Muslim astronomer and mathematician, who made important contributions to the development of trigonometry. He worked in a...
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Significant Ottoman Mathematicians and their Works
This article aims to give an overview of the formation and development of mathematical studies and the work...
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Ali Al-Qushji and His Contributions to Mathematics and Astronomy
Ali Al-Qushji was one of the most noteworthy and important scientists in the Islamic world. He wrote valuable...
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The Influence of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi on Ottoman Scientific Literature
The works of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi have always attracted the interest of Ottoman scholars as early as the 14th...
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The Influence of Ibn al-Haytham on Kamal al-Din al-Farisi
This is a very short note summarizing the lecture presented by Dr Saira Malik in the Muslim Heritage...
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Nader El-Bizri: Ibn al-Haytham - An Introduction
This presentation focused on the historical and epistemic bearings of the scientific legacy of the celebrated...
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Ibn al-Haytham and Psychophysics
The famous scientist Ibn al-Haytham (‘Alhazen') has rightly been credited with many advances in optics and...
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