Figure 1: An Ottoman miniature showing a game of Matrak invented by Nasuh ‘Ali al-Silahi al-Matraqi. Source: Topkapi Palace library in Istanbul, MS H 1344.
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This article aims to give an overview of the formation and development of mathematical studies and the work...
Figure 1: Wall Street Jounal
The Institution of Waqf as a Solution to the Economic CrisisLEARN MORE
The Wall Street Journal, one of the world's most respected newspapers, has suggested recently that the...
Figure 1: A sample page of Al-Shirāzī's Durrat al-Tāj. Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2405.
The Sound Rules in Reading the Quran (Tajwid) in Qutb Al-Din al-Shirazi’s Music NotationLEARN MORE
In the Islamic world, starting from Al-Kindī (d. 874), Al-Fārābī (d. 950), Ibn Sīnā (d. 1034), and Safī al-...
Figure 1: Artistic impression of Ali Al-Qushji ©Bunyamin Kara.
Ali Al-Qushji and His Contributions to Mathematics and AstronomyLEARN MORE
Ali Al-Qushji was one of the most noteworthy and important scientists in the Islamic world. He wrote valuable...
Figure 1: Illuminated page from the Kitab Ihya' ‘Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences), Al-Ghazali's great masterpiece. Manuscript preserved in Tunisia's National Library, Tunis. (Source).
Did Medieval Islamic Theology Subvert Science?LEARN MORE
It is often supposed in Islamic studies that Al-Ghazali demolished the basis for science in the Muslim world...
Figure 1: Location map showing Kerala in India.
Kerala Mathematics and Its Possible Transmission to EuropeLEARN MORE
The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an Indian school of mathematics and astronomy founded by...