The Arch That Never Sleeps
Perhaps no culture mastered the design and use of the arch...
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The Great Book Collectors
The Muslims were great book collectors, and in all the...
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Pottery, Ceramics and Glass
As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for...
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Figs in Muslim Spain
Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives,...
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Gardens, Nature and Conservation in Islam
The notion, repeated in the Quran, of Paradise as a garden...
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Gardens of Islam
The inhabitants of the early Islamic world were, to a...
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Better Directions at Sea: The Piri Reis Innovation
The Ottoman Turk Pîrî Reis is truly a great figure in the...
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Al-Muqaddasi and Human Geography: An Early Contribution to Social Sciences
Recent scholarly interest in the genesis of social sciences...
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1000 Years Amnesia: Environment Tradition in Muslim Heritage
In a seminar organised by the Oxford Centre of Islamic...
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Botany, Herbals and Healing In Islamic Science and Medicine
The scholars of Islamic culture worked extensively in the...
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