A Tale of Two Civilisations: The Viking and the Muslim World
Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of...
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Ode to Sheikh Abdul al-Amawi: The Old Man of Barawa
In this article, Natty Mark Samuels explores the life and...
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1001 Inventions Launches at the Library Of Alexandria
Global blockbuster 1001 Inventions launch at the Library of...
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Scholarly Traditions of the Schools in Baghdad: The Mustansiria as a Model
Baghdad schools are a challenging topic, involving several...
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President of FSTC at Edinburgh Arab Festival
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This is a close up view of a famous map drawn by&nbsp;Abraham Cresques&nbsp;in 1375 in Europe, which depicts&nbsp;Emperor Mansa Musa&nbsp;(<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Cresques" target="_blank">Source</a>)
Song of Suwari: Ode to West African Scholars
Although some contemporary historians may argue otherwise,...
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Sub-Saharan Centres of Learning
Though we may think of Timbuktu as the pre-eminent site of...
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The Unpublished Works of Arabic Geography: An Overview and a Classification
Islamic geographical texts are not only valuable in terms...
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Turkey: Home of TURQUOISE
"Did you know the word 'turquoise' is a French word that...
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