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Early Women of Science, Technology, Medicine and Management
This article is a paper submitted to and presented at WISE 2018: World Muslim Women's Summit & Exhibition, organised by TASAM, Istanbul, Turkey, from 28th Feb - 4th March 2018.
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Buried Evidence: Islamic Viking Burial Garments
As predicted in our previous article dating back to May 2015, additional studies and research have indeed revealed more artefacts illustrating European and Islamic Civilisation interconnectivity....
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A Tale of Two Civilisations: The Viking and the Muslim Civilisation
Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of a ring found on a Viking woman in an ancient burial ground with the inscription 'For/To Allah' erupted in mainstream media. The mystery...
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Ottoman Palace Cuisine of the Classical Period
Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine also influenced...
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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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The World’s First Soft Drink
Sherbet, a juice of crushed fruit, herbs, or flowers has long existed as one of the most popular beverages...
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12th Century Cookery from all the World
This historical masterpiece on Arab/Islamic cooking by Kammaluddin Ibn Al-Adeem a famous historian, religious...
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The Muslim Carpet
The Muslim carpet has long been a luxury commodity sought by textile museums, rich collectors and wealthy...
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Ziryab, the Musician, Astronomer, Fashion Designer and Gastronome
Abul-Hasan Alí Ibn Nafí, nicknamed Ziryab, was Chief Entertainer of the Court of Cordoba in 822AD. He...
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Pottery, Ceramics and Glass
As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for cooking, lighting, washing, etc. In the bazaar in...
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