Muslim Founders of Mathematics
The 7th to the 13th century was the golden age of Muslim...
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The Cannon of Mehmed II
In the Fort Nelson Museum a huge bronze cannon sits in the...
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The world-class University of Sankore, Timbuktu
Sankore's achievement in higher education is important to...
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Al-Kindi, Cryptography, Code Breaking and Ciphers
Cryptography paved the way for the development of arguably...
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Ziryab, the Musician, Astronomer, Fashion Designer and Gastronome
Abul-Hasan Alí Ibn Nafí, nicknamed Ziryab, was Chief...
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Aspects of Mineralogy and Gemology in Muslim Civilisation
Many Muslim scholars dealt with minerals and gems and wrote...
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Christopher Wren and the Muslim Origin of Gothic Architecture
Christopher Wren's respect for Muslim architecture is...
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Umayyad Coins (661-750CE)
As part of a policy to unify the various regions under...
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Abbasid Coins (750-1258CE)
The Abbasid Dynasty experimented with different kinds of...
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Andalusian Coins (711-1494CE)
Muslims minted their first gold coins when they entered...
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Spain's Islamic Legacy
Muslims ruled in Spain and Portugal over a period of 800...
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The Ottoman Ulema
The word ulema, which is widely used in the Islamic world,...
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