Figure 1. The cover page of Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire.
A New Book on the Ottoman Military History: Guns for the Sultan by Gábor ÁgostonLEARN MORE
Ágoston's book provides new insights into the Ottomans' approach to new innovations and reforms in modern...
Figure 1. Prof. Charles Burnett during his speech in 1001 Inventions Conference.
The Appreciation of Arabic Science and Technology in the Middle AgesLEARN MORE
This article describes the appreciation of Arabic science and technology in the Middle Ages through the...
Figure 1: An artistic impression of Al-Kindi (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kindi was an early Arab scholar of the 9th century, one of the first great scientists that...
Figure 1. The Umayyad mosque in Damascus. This image has been released into the public domain by its author 'Isaam Bayazidi (at the Arabic Wikipedia project).
When Ridhwan al-Sa’ati Anteceded Big Ben by More than Six CenturiesLEARN MORE
The following article by Abdel Aziz al-Jaraki, a scholar from Damascus, describes the context of the...
Figure 1. "Goke" an Ottoman war ship. Miniature taken from Katip Celebi's manuscript Tuhfetü'l-kibar. Topkapi Palace Library, R. 1192.
Ottoman Maritime Arsenals And Shipbuilding Technology In The 16th And 17th CenturiesLEARN MORE
In this article Prof. Idris Bostan describes Ottoman shipbuilding efforts and achievements within the broader...
Attempts of Flight, Automatic Machines, Submarines and Rocket Technology in Turkish HistoryLEARN MORE
In the Islamic world, great importance was placed upon the study of natural sciences and technology. This...