Figure 1: Cover page of Tuhfat al-kibâr fî asfâr al-bihâr by Kâtib Çelebi in the edition of Idris Bostan (Ankara, 2008).
A Jewel of Ottoman Naval History: The Book of Kâtib Çelebi on Naval CampaignsLEARN MORE
This is a review of the book prepared by Prof. Dr. Idris Bostan for the Turkish Undersecretariat of...
The Six-Cylinder Water Pump of Taqi al-Din: Its Mathematics, Operation and Virtual DesignLEARN MORE
The main objective of this study is to investigate into the six-cylinder water raising pump described around...
Figure 1: Front cover of Handsat Ūqlīdis fī aydin ‘arabiya (Euclid's geometry in Arabian hands) by Ahmad Salīm Sa‘īdān (Amman, 1991).
Ahmad Salim Sa‘idan: A Palestinian Historian of Arabic MathematicsLEARN MORE
Since the middle of the 20th century, the history of Arabic mathematics evolved as a sub-field of history of...
Figure 1: Modern portrait of Ibn Sina (Source).
Ibn Sina on EducationLEARN MORE
This study presents the theory of education in the philosophy of Ibn Sina, considered by ancient and modern...
Figure 1: A line sketch depicting Al-Biruni in a Turkish stamp. The stamp reads: "Ebû Reyhan El-Bîrûnî 973-1059".
Logical Necessities in Mixed Equations: 'Abd Al-Hamîd Ibn Turk and the Algebra of his TimeLEARN MORE
The famed Muslim scholar Al-Kwarazmi has long been known as the father of Algebra. In this article, Aydin...
Figure 1: The young Aydin Sayili. Courtesy of Dr. Hüseyin Gazi Topdemir.
In Memory of Aydin SayiliLEARN MORE
Aydin Sayilli (1913-1993) was an eminent historian of science whose pioneering work during a 50-year career...