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Figure 1: A modern statue of Ibn Khaldun stands in the center of Tunis, his native city, on the Habib Bourguiba Avenue. Photography taken in July 2007. (Source).
Ibn Khaldun and the Rise and Fall of EmpiresLEARN MORE
The 14th-century historiographer and historian Abu Zayd ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun was a brilliant scholar...
Figure 1: Statue of Ibn Khaldun in Tunis. (Source).
The Economic Theory of Ibn Khaldun and the Rise and Fall of NationsLEARN MORE
The economic theory of Ibn Khaldun and the rise and fall of nations, Selim Cafer Karatas, Ibn Khaldun on...
Figure 1: A page from a manuscript of Ibn Khaldun's autobiography Al-ta'rif bi-Ibn Khaldun wa-rihlatuhu sharqan wa gharban. (Source).
Ibn Khaldun and Adam Smith: Contributions to Theory of Division of Labor and Modern Economic ThoughtLEARN MORE
The contributions of Ibn Khaldun to the development of economic thought have gone largely unnoticed in the...
Figure 1: Historical map of the Islamic west until 1100. Adapted from Atlas of Western Art History (New York, 1994, p. 87). (Source).
History, Culture and Science in Morocco: 11th-14th CenturiesLEARN MORE
The history of the Islamic west offers glorious pages of contribution to world history in various fields....
Front cover of The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization by Jonathan Lyons (Bloomsbury, 2009).
How Islamic Learning Transformed Western Civilization: Review of 'The House of Wisdom'LEARN MORE
In February 2009, Jonathan Lyons published 'The House of Wisdom', a riveting history which reveals the vital...
Figure 1: Page from The Result of Thinking about the Cure of Eye Diseases (Natijat al-fikar fi `ilaj amrad al-basar) written in Cairo by Fath al-Din al-Qaysi (d. 1259/657 H). Copy finished by unnamed scribe on 16 November 1501 (5 Jumada I 907 H). National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, MS A48, fols. 7b-8a (Source).
Anaesthesia 1000 Years Ago (II)LEARN MORE
The following research article in a particular field of the history of medicine, written by two eminent...