Roads to Busra
Islamic Citadel in BusraLEARN MORE
Busra was the location of a large Roman theatre which was built upon by Muslims when they arrived to provide...
Ibn Al-Nafis and VinegarLEARN MORE
A doctor does a short enquiry into an old treatment for ear infections and discovers its presence in a...
The Dome of the Rock, JerusalemInside
Jerusalem: Its Sites, Scholars and Scholarship before the CrusadesLEARN MORE
Jerusalem prior to the crusades was a place filled with a thriving trade, scholars and magnificant...
The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Farabi, Al-Qifti and al-AdimLEARN MORE
The works of three prominent scholars are highlighted: Al- Farabi who was keenly interested in the relation...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...