Al-Jazari: 800 Years AfterLEARN MORE
Some 800 years in the past, in 1206, a brilliant Muslim scholar died : Badi' al-Zaman Abu al-‘Izz ibn Ismail...
Figure 1: Picture of one of al-Jazari's automatic machines: a musical toy in the form of a boat. From a manuscript of his book copied in Syria in 715 H/1315 CE (opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper). Source: http://www.asia.si.edu/collections/zoomObject.cfm?ObjectId=9919.
800 Years Later: In Memory of Al-Jazari, A Genius Mechanical EngineerLEARN MORE
Al-Jazari (1136-1206) was an important Arab Muslim scholar. He was an inventor and mechanical engineer who...
Figure 1: Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu during his talk at Padua University. Source: http://www.unipd.it/comunicazioni/honoris_causa/20061212_4.htm.
The History of Scientific InteractionLEARN MORE
The evolution of world politics since the last decade of 20th century and several substantial events...
Figure 3: Front cover of Science Under Islam: Rise, Decline and Revival, by Sayyed Misbah Deen. Source: http://www.scienceunderislam.com.
Science under Islam: A Reflection on Past Brilliancy and Future RevivalLEARN MORE
This is a review of a book by Sayyed Misbah Deen, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science (Keele University),...
Figure 2: Front cover of Health in the Ottomans, vol. 2.
Health in the Ottoman Empire: A Collective Achievement in the History of Ottoman MedicineLEARN MORE
This is a review of Health in the Ottomans (Osmanlilarda Saglik), a two-volume book concerning Ottoman...
Figure 1: The cover page of the recent edition of Miskaweih's Tajarub al-Umam (The Experiences of Nations) edited by Abu al-Qasem Imami (Tehran: Sorush, 2001, 7 vols.)
Survey on the Development of the Historical Method among Muslim Scholars until Ibn KhaldunLEARN MORE
This article surveys the development of historical methodology in the works of some influent Muslim...