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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 Book of Water (Kitab Al-Ma'a)
Kitab Al-Ma'a, a strange title for the first known Encyclopedia of Medicine arranged according to the...
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Eye Specialists in Islamic Cultures
"I invite you... to go back with me 1000 years to consider the fascinating history of the old Arabian...
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Figure 1: Map of the expansion of the Islamic territories during the age of the Caliphs.
The Islamic Historical Literature
The narration of historical events and the reflexion upon their causes are old scholarly concerns since...
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Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the Mosque
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...
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