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Newsletter 10: January Issue 2013
In the first days of the New Year, FSTC team is pleased to present to our wide community Issue 10 of this periodic publication. We list in this new release detailed coverage on FSTC recent activities...
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Canon of medicine by Avicenna (Ibn Sina) published in Rome in 1593 at the Library of the American University of Beirut. (© AUB Libraries, 2002-2007).
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Cover of the Alphabetum Arabicum una cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica, & Simbolo Apostolico (Rome, 1715).
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Books printed at the Ibrahim Müteferrika Press.
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Illustrations from Tarih ül-Hind il-Garbi el-müsemma bi-Hadis-i nev (Istanbul: Ibrahim Müteferrika Press, 1142 H [1729]), 91 leaves.
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Abu Nasr Ismail al-Jawhari's Vankulu Lugati (an Arabic-Turkish dictionary) was published by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1729; it was the first book printed by Muslims making use of movable type.
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Frontispiece of Description d el'Egypte (Paris, 1809).
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The Egyptian scholar Rafa'a Al Tahtawy who published several books in the 1840s in Bulaq Press.
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Extract from the journal El-Waqa'e Al- Masriya published by Bulaq Press.
Figure 1: A line sketch depicting Al-Biruni in a Turkish stamp. The stamp reads: "Ebû Reyhan El-Bîrûnî 973-1059".
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Figure 2: Al-Fārābi depicted on a postage stamp of Kazakhstan.
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Figure 3: Manuscript of Maqalah fi al-jabr wa-al-muqabalah by 'Umar al-Khayyam, hand written manuscript on paper, 56 leaves, copied in Lahore in the 13th century. Property of Columbia University Library, RBML, Smith Oriental, MS 45. (Source).
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Figure 4: A scene from the city of Gilan.
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Figure 5: The planetarium of al-Khawarizmi Astronomy Complex in Melaka, Malaysia (Source), and in the left top corner the depiction of al-Khawarizmi on a Soviet stamp.
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Figure 6: A stamp issued by Iran in 1980, depicting al-Farabi, al-Biruni, and Avicenna. (Source).
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Figure 1: View of primary and secondary rainbows (Source).
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Figure 2: The explanation of the rainbow in Aristotle (S = Sun, O = Observer, C = Cloud).
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Figure 3: The formation of the primary rainbow.
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Figure 4: The formation of the secondary rainbow.
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Figure 5: Refraction of the ray from a transparent sphere.
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Figure 6: Multi-reflection of a ray.
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Figure 7: Multi-refraction of a ray.
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Figure 8: The paths of rays in a transparent sphere.
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Figure 9: Double refraction of a ray in a transparent sphere.
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Figure 10: Double refraction and one reflection of a ray.
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Figure 11: Double refraction and double reflection of a ray.

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