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Islamic Astronomy from “Star Wars” to Star Tables
The most obvious difference between modern and Islamic astronomy is that the latter is primarily mathematical and predictive, and the former has other observational goals, such as describing the...
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Star-finders Astrolabes
Oliver Hoare once said "The ability of Islamic civilization to perfect what it inherited, and to endow what it made with beauty, is nowhere better expressed than in the astrolabe". Over a...
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Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage Symposium
“Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage”, a Symposium organised by Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation – Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts, in co-operation with the Foundation...
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Islamic Astronomy
This article was originally published as: “Islamic Astronomy”, in Christopher Walker, ed., Astronomy before the Telescope, London: British Museum Press, 1996, pp. 143-174.
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A Chronology - Turkey's 700-year long venture in science and technology
A chronology on "Science from the East - Techniques from the West: Turkey's 700-year long venture" is compiled by Professor Dr. Feza Günergun, Department of the History of Science, Istanbul...
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Albucasis: A Landmark for Arabic and European Surgery
This article presents Abu'l-Qasim Khalaf ibn 'Abbas al-Zaharawi, Arabic أبو القاسم خلف بن عباس الزهراوي, Latin Albucasis (936-1013 A.D.), one on the most outstanding Arabic physicians and the most...
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Turkish Contributions to Scientific Work in Islam
Turks have played an active part in the pursuit of science and learning in the Islamic World throughout its...
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Salerno and Constantine the African
Salerno came to prominence as the first faculty-University of the Christian West because of its importance as...
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Marrakech
Marrakech became, due to the ambitions and sponsorship of its rulers, the centre of attraction for numerous...
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The Ottoman Madrassa
The Madrassa was one of the main venues of education in the Muslim World under the Ottoman Caliphate until...
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The Ottoman Han (Caravanserai) and Bazzars
The expansion of commerce in the Ottoman world necessitated the introduction of new types of buildings to...
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Modelling the Stars
The measurement of the positions of the stars was developed and refined by scientists of the Muslim world and...
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