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Figure 1: Front covers of two recently published books on the scientific legacy of the Islamic tradition and its impact on modern science: Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World by John Freely (Knopf, 2009) and Science and Islam: A History by Ehsan Masood (Icon Books, 2009).
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Figure 1: Prof. Dr. Ali Haydar. (Source).
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Figure 1: Detail of a floral decoration in the Dome of the Rock Mosque.
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