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Figure 1: A folio from the Akhlaq-i Nasiri, a philosophical treatise written by Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, the prestigious scientist and intellectual. (Source).
Trevor Hilder: A Story About Sustainable HistoryLEARN MORE
After briefly describing his work background, Trevor Hilder tells the story of the young man who set out to...
Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of Ibn al-Haytham. (Source).
Ibn al-Haytham and PsychophysicsLEARN MORE
The famous scientist Ibn al-Haytham (‘Alhazen') has rightly been credited with many advances in optics and...
Figure 1a-b: Two historic maps of Cairo, Egypt: a. Map of 1492 by Schedel; b. map by an unknown artist, 16th century. (Source).
Cairo: A MillennialLEARN MORE
In this article, published originally in Saudi Aramco World in 1969, focus is laid on the history of Cairo,...
Figure 1: Victor and Cheek in Kalila wa-Dimna. Manuscript dated circa 1200 CE, Syria. (Source).
Kalila wa-DimnaLEARN MORE
One of the most popular books ever written is the book the Arabs know as Kalila wa-Dimna, a bestseller for...
Ibn Khaldun: Studies on His Contribution in EconomyLEARN MORE
In the following section, we focus on Ibn Khaldun's contribution to economic thought. We publish...
Figure 1:Front cover of a descriptive list of the bibliographical materials by, and on, Ibn Khaldūn held at the Tunisian National Library: Ibn Khaldūn min khilāl nafā’is al-Maktabah al-Watanīyh: fihris bibliyughrafī = Ibn Khaldoun dans les trésors de la Bibliothéque Nationale: catalogue bibliographique [Ibn Khaldūn within the treasures of the [Tunisian] National Library: a bibliographic catalog]. Edited by Sāmiyah Qamartī. [Tunis]: Ministery of Culture, The National Library, 2006. Source
Ibn Khaldun: His Life and WorksLEARN MORE
Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun, the well known historian and thinker from Muslim 14th-century North Africa, is...