A famous signed sketch of Hypatia, included as an insert in Elbert Hubbard's pamphlet Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers, vol. 23, no 4, 1908.
Women's Contribution to Classical Islamic Civilisation: Science, Medicine and PoliticsLEARN MORE
While there are numerous works on the role of Muslim women in jurisprudence (fiqh) and literature and there...
The imaginary portrait of Ibn Khaldun in a Tunisian 10 Dinar banknote. (Source).
Ibn Khaldun’s Theory of Taxation and its Relevance TodayLEARN MORE
Ibn Khaldun's theory of taxation has been considered one of his most important contributions to economic...
Dr Salim Ayduz presenting his lecture.
Muslim Contributions to Modern CivilisationLEARN MORE
Dr Salim Ayduz, researcher at FSTC, presented on Tuesday 9 February 2010 a conference on the Muslim...
Figure 1: HRH Prince Charles of Wales. (Source).
One Thousand Years of Missing HistoryLEARN MORE
The following essay aims to alert communities as to the particular significance of the Muslim civilisation...
Figure 2: Miniature showing an Ottoman horse archer, one of the most feared warriors of the middle ages. Note the archer's skill at shooting behind him while riding a horse. (Source)
Who Wrote the First “Useful” Archery Manual?LEARN MORE
In this article we will be looking at several handbooks on archery written in both the Islamic world and in...
Figure 1: Page from a Manuscript of the Qur'an, probably from Kairouan, dating from the early 10th century. The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (Source).
Kairouan Capital of Political Power and Learning in the IfriqiyaLEARN MORE
The following article presents a survey on some glorious pages of the history of Kairouan, the ancient...