Figure 1: An artistic impression of al-Bīrūnī (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Al-Biruni was one of the most learned of Muslim scholars and scientists. His interests were very wide as he...
Figure 1. A group of school children practice martial arts formation under the watch of their teacher in the Great Mosque of Xi'an. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_Chinese_martial_arts.
The Legacy of Muslim Kung Fu MastersLEARN MORE
An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by...
Figure 1. Opening of Al-Qanun fi 'l-tibb (Canon of Medicine) by Ibn Sina.
Selected Gleanings from the History of Islamic MedicineLEARN MORE
The medical Islamic tradition is one of the richest and the most lasting components of the general history of...
Islamic Science, the Scholar and EthicsLEARN MORE
The ethics or philosophy of science has in more recent times become an increasingly important subject. This...
Cosmic Motifs & Elements in Seljuk and Ottoman ArchitectureLEARN MORE
The structure of Mosques and other buildings draw inspiration from descriptions in the Qur'an as well as pre-...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...