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...
Wash-basin in the form of a peacock described by Al-Jazari in Kitab fi Ma'rifat al-Hiyal al-Handisayya. Manuscript copied in Sha'ban 6002/ March 1205. (Source).
Al-Jazari: The Mechanical GeniusLEARN MORE
The following short survey presents a rapid overview on the life, work and achievements of Al-Jazari, the...
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 >>>