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A Chronology - Turkey's 700-year long venture in science and technology
A chronology on "Science from the East - Techniques from the West: Turkey's 700-year long venture" is compiled by Professor Dr. Feza Günergun, Department of the History of Science, Istanbul...
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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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Mathematics in Muslim Heritage
Early mathematics was revolutionised by Muslim scholars like Al-Khwarizmi, the founder of Algebra; Al-Kindi,...
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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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Ibn Jubair: Capturing the Decline of Islamic Power
Ibn Jubair is widely recognised as one of the greatest travellers and geographers of Muslim history. From...
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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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Muslim Contribution to Spanish Agriculture
This article describes some of the numerous Muslim contributions to the development of Spanish agriculture,...
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