Figure 1: 15th-century European portrait of "Geber", the Latin name of Jabir ibn Hayyan: in Codici Ashburnhamiani 1166, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence (image in the public domain).
The Advent of Scientific ChemistryLEARN MORE
Until recently, the mainstream history of scientific ideas has failed to acknowledge numerous Islamic...
Figure 1: Front cover of Medieval Islamic Economic Thought: Filling the 'Great Gap' in European Economics, edited by S.M. Ghazanfar (Routledge and Curzon, 2003).
A ‘Gap-Filling’ Book on Islamic Economic ThoughtLEARN MORE
This book is a collection of previously-published papers on the origins of economic thought discovered in the...
Figure 1: A Turkish notebank due to be circulated in January 2009 celebrating the legacy of Aydin Sayili. 5 TL banknote: Prof. Dr. Aydin Sayili.
In Memoriam of Aydin Sayili: Biography and Account of his Scientific ActivityLEARN MORE
The following article presents a thorough intellectual biography of the late Aydin Sayili, the well known...
Figure 1: Pi, symbol and value.
Glimpses in the History of A Great Number: Pi in Arabic MathematicsLEARN MORE
The Greek letter pi (symbolized by p) is defined as the ratio of the circumference of the circle to its...
Arabic and the Art of PrintingLEARN MORE
In this special section reproduced from Aramco World (issue March/April 1981), distinguished authors cover...
A Bibliography of the Islamic and Chinese Scientific Relationships in Classical TimesLEARN MORE
In the following bibliography of the Islamic and Chinese scientific relationships in classical times, a list...