Figure 1: Drawing of the cross section of the Brain and the Eyes made by the 13th century Khalifa ibn Abi Al Mahasin Al-Halabi (from Aleppo) in his book Al-Kafi Fi Al-Kuhl (The Book of Sufficient Knowledge in Ophthalmology) (Source).
Anaesthesia 1000 Years Ago (I)LEARN MORE
The following research article in a particular field of the history of medicine, written by two eminent...
Anatomy of the Horse in the 15th CenturyLEARN MORE
The famous image we find in an Arabic manuscript depicting the "al-faras al-mastuh" (a horse lying on its...
Figure 1: Diagrams from the original manuscript of Al-Karaji's Inbat al-miyah al-khafiya, from Transformation of Knowledge: Early Manuscripts from the Schoenberg Collection (edited by Crofton Black, Paul Holberton publishing, 2007, p. 115). (Source: section 7 "Technology").
Muhammad Al-Karaji: A Mathematician Engineer from the Early 11th CenturyLEARN MORE
Abu Bakr Muhammed Al-Karaji is a Muslim mathematician and engineer from the late 10th century-early 11th...
Interview with Anthony Garnaut: Islam in ChinaLEARN MORE
Islam in China and the contribution of the Muslim community of China to Muslim heritage is the theme of this...
Figure 1: Statue of Ibn Khaldun in Tunis, capital of Tunisia. (Image in the public domain).
Ibn Khaldun's Concept of Education in the ‘Muqaddima’LEARN MORE
At first sight, the place held by education in Ibn Khaldun's sociology appears uncertain to say the least....
Figure 1: Pincers devised by al-Razi to grasp vesical stones (see below reference  for the source).
Paediatric Urology 1000 Years AgoLEARN MORE
In this study, we present a brief commentary on four books written by Muslim physicians and medical authors...