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The Millennium Anniversary Of Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi
In 2013, the world community of scholars celebrated a millennium after the death in 1013 of the renowned Andalusian physician- surgeon Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis).
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The Late Professor Abdelhamid I. Sabra: An Obituary
Abdelhamid Ibrahim Sabra, Professor Emeritus of the History of Arabic Science at Harvard University, passed away on December 18 in Lexington, Massachusetts. Born in 1924 in the Egyptian city of Tanta...
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Washington Irving and the rediscovery of the lost centuries of knowledge
Mr Howard Firth, MBE, one of the Founding members of FSTC's Muslim Heritage Awareness Group (MHAG) and the Director of Orkney International Science Festival, published recently the following article...
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Interview with Peter Sanders
Muslim Heritage Interviews 7: Peter Sanders We are very grateful to have Peter Sanders who is a well known photographer. He has travelled extensively across the Muslim World taking pictures of...
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Abu al-Wafa al-Buzjanî
Muḥammad Abūʾl-Wafāʾ al-Būzjānī (10 June 940–997 or 998) was a distinguished Muslim astronomer and mathematician, who made important contributions to the development of trigonometry. He worked in a...
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Interview of Professor Al-Hassani in 'The Alchemy of Innovation'
In his new book, The Alchemy of Innovation, published in early 2013, Javed Akhtar Mohammed explores, through interviews with several well-known personalities, the different facets of innovation,...
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Lord Bowden was a legendary Principal and Vice Chancellor of UMIST. He had an interest about Muslim Heritage...
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The Mosque of Djenne, Mali
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A Model of the Historians
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A smallpox vaccine commemoration stamp (Turkey: 1967)
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