Figure 1: Front cover of Ibn El-Heysem ve Yeni Optik by Huseyin Gazi Topdemir (Lotus Publishing, 2008).
Book review: Ibn al-Haytham and the New OpticsLEARN MORE
This is a book review of Ibn El-Heysem ve Yeni Optik (Ibn al-Haytham and the New Optics) by Huseyin Gazi...
Figure 4: This picture shows a part of a painting that was painted in 1352. It is called Hugh of St. Cher.
The Invention of Spectacles between the East and the WestLEARN MORE
The following article by the expert scholar Lutfallah Gari surveys the historical sources to uncover the...
Figure 1: Taqi al-Din's Kitāb Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār wa-nūr haqīqat al-anzār was transmitted under different titles: here the titles in two manuscript copies held respectively at Oxford (Bodleian Library, MS Marsh 119) and Istanbul (Süleymaniye Library, Collection Laleli, MS 2558).
Taqi al-Din ibn Ma‘ruf and the Science of Optics: The Nature of Light and the Mechanism of VisionLEARN MORE
In this article, some aspects of Kitab Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār wa-nūr haqīqat al-anzār (Book of the Light of the...
Latinized Names of Muslim ScholarsLEARN MORE
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
Figure 1: An artistic impression of Al-Kindi (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kindi was an early Arab scholar of the 9th century, one of the first great scientists that...