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Malika V: Nur Jahan
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Professor Fuat Sezgin Passed Away in Istanbul
The academic world has lost a great scholar. Below is an obituary predominantly based on a recently updated Wikipedia article (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuat_Sezgin)
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Malika IV: Hurrem Sultan (Roxolana)
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Malika VI: Sayyida Al-Hurra
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Obituary: Professor Cesare Rossi, Naples
26 July 1955 - 10 March 2017 Naples, Italy The world has lost a rare scholar and wonderful person. Cesare Rossi was a distinguished professor of engineering and also historian of engineering. He...
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The West Owes a Debt to Islam: Interview with Prof Glen Cooper
byuradio.org Episode: Top Of Mind With Julie Rose - Radio Interview (Podcast) with Prof Glen Cooper Transcript: The West Owes a Debt to Islam.  Professor Glen Cooper discusses the...
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The Scholars of Seville – Artists, Architecture and Government
Seville was a key centre of Islamic Civilisation in Spain. Here you can read about the architect of the...
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The Scholars of Seville - Mathematics and Astronomy
In Seville, scholars led the science of astronomy, criticising earlier works on the basis of new observations...
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The Scholars of Seville - Medicine
Seville was also a centre Medical expertise in Islamic civilisation. Continuing the Muslim scientific...
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Using an Astrolabe
The history of the astrolabe begins more than two thousand years ago, but it is in the Islamic classical...
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The Great Turk Genius Amir Khusraw and his Accomplishments in Music
Amir Khusraw (d. 1325) was essentially an eminent musician and is regarded as a great savant in the history...
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The Scholars of Malaga
Malaga was a great centre for agriculture and trade and was a part of Islamic Spain for nearly 800 years. Its...
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