Arabic-Latin transmission ARTICLES
Trew, C.J., Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrit, vol. 8: t. 73 (1771) [G.D. Ehret] (Source: Wikipedia) Figs in Muslim Spain Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, they afford an excellent example of the intensification of agriculture in Islamic Spain, manifest in the dazzling variety of the fruit available to consumers... Read More >>>
Go Green Week 9-15 February 2015LEARN MORE
As Monday 9th February, 2015 until Sunday 15th ...
Figure 1: BHA President Jim Al-Khalili delivering 2014 Voltaire Lecture Source: https://humanism.org.uk/2014/04/15/bha-president-jim-al-khalili-delivers-2014-voltaire-lecture/
Lessons from the past: science and rationalism in medieval IslamLEARN MORE
In a bid to shed light on the often overlooked Muslim...
Figure 1: Extract from Jordanus' De planisphaeri figurationei. Source: http://www.ub.unibas.ch/kadmos/gg/pic/gg0287_009_txt.htm.
The Arabic Sources of Jordanus de NemoreLEARN MORE
The following article by Professors Menso Folkerts and...
Figure 1: Professor Charles Burnett interviewed by FSTC, with the logo of 1001 Inventions behind him, during The First International Conference on the History of Science among Muslims and Arabs at the University of Sharjah, UAE, in March 2008.
Mont Saint-Michel or Toledo: Greek or Arabic Sources for Medieval European Culture?LEARN MORE
In a recent book, Sylvain Gouguenheim has caused a furore...