Kalila wa-DimnaLEARN MORE
One of the most popular books ever written is the book the Arabs know as Kalila wa-Dimna, a bestseller for...
Latinized Names of Muslim ScholarsLEARN MORE
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
The city of Baghdad was founded under the second Abbasid caliph Al-Mansur (ruled 754-775). After a lengthy...
The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Farabi, Al-Qifti and al-AdimLEARN MORE
The works of three prominent scholars are highlighted: Al- Farabi who was keenly interested in the relation...
Basra became like many places in the Muslim world a centre for knowledge and commerce. Originally set up on...