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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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Roads to Busra
Islamic Citadel in Busra
Busra was the location of a large Roman theatre which was built upon by Muslims when they arrived to provide...
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Ibn Al-Nafis and Vinegar
A doctor does a short enquiry into an old treatment for ear infections and discovers its presence in a...
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The Dome of the Rock, JerusalemInside
Jerusalem: Its Sites, Scholars and Scholarship before the Crusades
Jerusalem prior to the crusades was a place filled with a thriving trade, scholars and magnificant...
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The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Farabi, Al-Qifti and al-Adim
The works of three prominent scholars are highlighted: Al- Farabi who was keenly interested in the relation...
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Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and Learning
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...
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12th Century Cookery from all the World
This historical masterpiece on Arab/Islamic cooking by Kammaluddin Ibn Al-Adeem a famous historian, religious...
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