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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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Figure 2: Illustration depicting Ibn al-Haytham by Hanane Kai. (Source).
Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of Ibn al-Haytham, drawn by FSTC. (Source).
Figure 4: Diagram of the eye from Risner's edition in of Kitab al-Manazir in Latin: Opticœ thesavrvs Alhazeni Arabis libri septem (E. & heirs of H.Episcopius, Basel, 1572, p. 6). Credit: Wellcome Library, London. (Source).
Figure 3: Image from Opticœ thesavrvs Alhazeni Arabis libri septem..., (Basilea, 1572), in Risner's edition of Kitab al-Manazir in Latin. Biblioteca dell'Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florene, MED 2068. (Source).
Nader El-Bizri, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool Lincoln, UK / University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK / Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France / Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK.
Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan presenting the keynote address at the MHAG meeting in London on the 30th of March 2011.
Front cover of Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man: A Philosophy of History and Civilisational Triumph by Nayef Al-Rodhan (Lit Verlag, 2009, Paperback: 472 pages).
Figure 1: Sultan Murad III's firman about al-Tusi's book Tahrir Kitab usul al-Handasa li-Uqlidis printed in Italy in 1594.
Figure 2: First pages of Bist bab dar ma'rifat-i asturlab, Istanbul, Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2620.
Figure 3: First pages of Sharh-i bist bab dar ma'rifet-i asturlab, Istanbul, Süleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2641.
Figure 4: The drawing of Nasir al-Din Tusi on a recent Iranian stamp.
Figure 5: The portrait of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II (Muhammad II, 1451-1481).