The Advent of Experimental ChemistryLEARN MORE
Experiment is what differentiates Muslim science from Greek speculation (called science). Experiment began...
Pharmacology in the MakingLEARN MORE
Advances in Muslim chemistry led to the development of Muslim pharmacology. Al-Zahrawi made pioneering...
Figure 1: 15th-century European portrait of Jabir ibn Hayyan. "Geber", Codici Ashburnhamiani 1166, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, Italy. (Source).
Introduction to the Islamic Tradition of ChemistryLEARN MORE
This article is a plea for putting the Muslim contribution to modern day chemistry in its due place in...
Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of Al-Zahrawi. (Source)
Abu al-Qasim Al-Zahrawi the Great SurgeonLEARN MORE
Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi (936-1013 CE), also known in the West as Albucasis, was an...
Eye Specialists in Islamic CulturesLEARN MORE
"I invite you... to go back with me 1000 years to consider the fascinating history of the old Arabian...
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 >>>