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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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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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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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A Model of the Historians
In this short article we learn about Al-Mas'udi, a man regarded by Ibn Khaldun as the Imam of historians. Al-...
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Muslim Contribution to Spanish Agriculture
This article describes some of the numerous Muslim contributions to the development of Spanish agriculture,...
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The Earliest Paediatric Surgical Atlas: Cerrahiye-i Ilhaniye
The author of one of the earliest surgical books was Serafeddin Sabuncuoglu. In 1465, he wrote a surgical...
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The Kayseri Hospital (Gevher Nesibe Sultan Shifahâna). Drawn by Suheyl Unver
Educating Ottoman Physicians
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
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