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Rediscovering Arabic Science
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. The folder of 20 pages consists of several articles illustrated with a rich iconography...
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Figure 1. Cairo plan from Pîrî Reis b. Haci Muhammad's book Kitâb-i Bahriye, Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya 2612.
Historians of Egypt
This article reviews in some details of the extensive efforts by Muslims in recordings of the history of...
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Historians in North Africa and Spain
This article recognises the efforts and achievements of Muslim North African and Spanish historians....
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Figure 1. Gok Madrasa's gate, Sivas, Turkey (from Miniaturk, Istanbul).
Scientific Life during the Period of the Anatolian Seljuks
Besides the madrasas, hospitals and social assistance institutions established in Anatolia during the...
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The Ottoman Empire and Europe: Cultural Encounters
This article mainly covers the cultural encounters between Europe and the Ottomans who had become immediate...
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Figure 1. An artistic impression of Muhammad Ibn Ishaq (Image from www.faithfreedom.org)
Early Muslim Historians
History, and the study of it, has existed as a highly respected science for literally centuries, and has...
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Jewels of the Muslim Chinese Heritage
The prominence of Islam in China is fascinating and a surprise to many, with its long establishment of Muslim...
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