The Al-Nuri HospitalLEARN MORE
ln 1154 Nur-al-Din Zangi built a hospital in Damascus. It was called al-Nuri, or al-Zangi.
Al-Khawarizmi (780 - 850 CE)LEARN MORE
Algebra, algorithm, quadratic equation, sine function... just some of the terms which would not be known to...
Women and learning in IslamLEARN MORE
The female relatives of the khalifs and courtiers vied with each other in the patronage and cultivation of...
The Impact of Islamic Learning: The spread of Arabic scientific literature to EuropeLEARN MORE
Paul Tannery said of geometry of the eleventh century in Europe: "This is not a chapter in the history of...
Pottery, Ceramics and GlassLEARN MORE
As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for cooking, lighting, washing, etc. In the bazaar in...
Trew, C.J., Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrit, vol. 8: t. 73 (1771) [G.D. Ehret] (Source: Wikipedia) Figs in Muslim Spain Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, they afford an excellent example of the intensification of agriculture in Islamic Spain, manifest in the dazzling variety of the fruit available to consumers... Read More >>>