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Folio From The Akhlaq-i Nasiri of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi: School courtyard with boys reading and writing. Lahore, Mughal period, circa 1595 CE. (Source)
New Results In The Research On Some Mathematical Works Of Nasir Al-Din Al-TusiLEARN MORE
The article analyses the mathematical contents of four...
Page of a manuscript on the mathematics of cubic equations by Khayyām. (Source).
‘Umar al-Khayyam (Omar Khayyam)LEARN MORE
‘Umar al-Khayyam (better known as Omar Khayyam, 1048-1123...
Figure 1: Location map showing Kerala in India.
Kerala Mathematics and Its Possible Transmission to EuropeLEARN MORE
The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an...
Figure 2: Miniature illustrations of Sawr (Taurus) and Jawzâ (Gemini). Mirzazâde Salim Efendi. Ikd al-Jumân fî târih ahl al-zaman. Istanbul University Library, T 5393.
Sine, Cosine and the Measurement of the EarthLEARN MORE
Mathematics has long been an area of expertise amongst...
Figure 1: The trigonometric functions of an angle q can be constructed geometrically in terms of a unit circle centered at O.
Taqi al Din Ibn Ma’ruf 's Work on Extracting the Cord 2[sup]o[/sup] and Sin 1[sup]o[/sup]LEARN MORE
This article by Professor Sevim Tekeli, a leading historian...
Front covers of two books by Ahmed Djebbar: Une histoire de la science arabe (Paris, 2001) and L'âge d'or des sciences arabes (Paris, 2005).
Mathematics in the Medieval Maghrib: General Survey on Mathematical Activities in North AfricaLEARN MORE
In this important article, Professor Ahmed Djebbar, the...