Figure 1: Map of the expansion of the Islamic territories during the age of the Caliphs.
The Islamic Historical LiteratureLEARN MORE
The narration of historical events and the reflexion upon their causes are old scholarly concerns since...
Who Discovered Pulmonary Circulation, Ibn Al-Nafis or Harvey?LEARN MORE
Sir William Harvey is wrongly credited with the modern theory of Pulmonary Circulation. Ibn Al-Nafis, an Arab...
Last page of Al-Ghazali's autobiography in MS Istanbul, Shehid Ali Pasha 1712, dated AH 509 (AD 1115-1116).
Al-Ghazali’s Views on Children's EducationLEARN MORE
Al-Ghazali is known in Europe as Algazel. His ideas on education dominated Islamic educational thought for...
Ibn Al-Haitham the Muslim PhysicistLEARN MORE
Snell is credited with the laws of reflection and refraction. However, Ibn Al-Haitham discovered the same...
Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the MosqueLEARN MORE
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...
Exterior view of al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo: From left to right the minarets of Al-Ghuri, Qaytbay, Aqbaghawiyya, and Katkhuda. Photo taken in July 2008 by Daniel Mayer. (Source).
Al-Azhar UniversityLEARN MORE
Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo in Egypt is a fundamental Islamic monument with many dimensions. Constructed by the...