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Ibn Sina's The Canon of Medicine
The Sheikh al-Ra'is Sharaf al-Mulk Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn b. ‘Abd Allah b. al-Hasan b. ‘Ali Ibn Sina, in Latin he is know as Avicenna and his most famous works are those on philosophy and medicine....
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Islamic Manuscripts in the Schoenberg Collection at Pennsylvania University
The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection at the University of Pennsylvania is a private library focusing on late medieval and early modern manuscripts. The collection contains a valuable set of original...
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‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)
Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom) The physician, scientist and philosopher, ‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari was the son of Sahl Sahl Rabban al-Tabari. ‘Ali...
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The Book of Curiosities or A Medieval Islamic View of the Cosmos
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford has purchased the medieval Arabic manuscript Kitab Gharaib al-funun wa-mulah al-uyun popularised under the title the Book of Curiosities, an...
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Figure 1: Cover page of the book.
A Treasure of World Heritage: Islamic Manuscripts in the Kandilli Observatory
This is a review of a book bringing to light a collection of about 1300 Islamic scientific manuscripts on...
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Latinized Names of Muslim Scholars
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
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Figure 1. Areas of Yāqūt's geographical travels and descriptions.
Yaqut al-Hamawi
Yâqût al-Hamawî was a Syrian biographer and geographer known for his encyclopaedia writings of the Muslim...
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