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East Meets West in Venice
For much of the millennium before the rise of Portugal and Spain, Venice flourished as the hub of Europe's trade with the lands to its east and south. The profound mutual influences that resulted...
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Women's Contribution to Classical Islamic Civilisation: Science, Medicine and Politics
While there are numerous works on the role of Muslim women in jurisprudence (fiqh) and literature and there are also studies on Muslim women in education and in medicine- although on a much smaller...
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Ottoman Contributions to Science and Technology
The Ottoman contribution to science and technology during their six hundred year rule is beyond measure. This article is a brief outline of just some of the Ottoman scientific activities and related...
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Salerno and Constantine the African
Salerno came to prominence as the first faculty-University of the Christian West because of its importance as...
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Recommended Reading for Understanding the Impact of Muslim Science on the West
Amongst the English writing authors who can enlighten the reader further on the Islamic impact are Eugene...
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Misconceptions about Islamic and Greek Science
According to some, heritage was lost during the Dark Ages (5th-15th AD) and then recovered during the...
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The Role of Sicily in the transfer of Islamic Science to the West
The role of Sicily in the transfer of Muslim science to the West has been well studied by Michelle Amari, but...
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The Role of the Crusades in the transfer of Islamic science to the West
Local builders employed by the Crusaders revealed the solutions to the problems of construction orally or by...
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The Impact of Translations of Muslim Sciences on the West
Scholars from all Christian lands rushed to translate Muslim science, and thus start the scientific awakening...
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