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1001 Inventions launched exhibition in Riyadh
Award-winning production arrives in the Saudi capital
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CE4tF at the British Science Festival 2015
CE4tF will be hosting an event at this year’s British Science Festival in Birmingham.
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Gaza at the Crossroad of Civilisations: Two Contemporary Views
Gaza, this tormented part of Palestine, land of suffering and resistance, is also a land of long history. This article presents two recent attempts to recover the ancient and medieval history of Gaza...
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Medicine and Health in Medieval Arabic Poetry: An Historical Review
This review of medieval Arabic medical poetry is based on our study of the two major classical biographical encyclopedias: “Uyoon Al Anbaa Fi Tabaqaat Al Atibbaa” ("Essential Information on the...
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Women Dealing with Health during the Ottoman Reign
In the history of Islamic civilization, many hospitals were founded by women, either as wives, daughters or mothers of sultans. All health personnel were male at these hospitals. In the Ottoman...
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Daily Sabah: A woman with a past
Taken from www.dailysabah.com/features/2014/07/12/a-woman-with-a-past: Fatima al-Fihri, a Muslim woman activist from the annals of history has been reintroduced to inspire future generations.
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The role of Ibn Sina (Avicenna)’s Medical Poem in the transmission of medical knowledge to medieval Europe
Were you aware that in the Medieval Islamic world, celebrated scientists such as Ibn Sina used to relay their teachings through  poetry? Poems structure and rhythm  aided the process of...
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Ibn Khaldun and the Rise and Fall of Empires
The 14th-century historiographer and historian Abu Zayd ‘Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun was a brilliant scholar and thinker now viewed as a founder of modern historiography, sociology and economics....
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Ottoman Music Therapy
Music has been used as a mean of therapy through the centuries to counter all kinds of disorders by various peoples. Physicians and musicians in the Ottoman civilization were aware of the music...
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The Invention of Spectacles between the East and the West
The following article by the expert scholar Lutfallah Gari surveys the historical sources to uncover the ancient history of the invention of spectacles. To the question "where and when were they...
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Mulla Nasruddin Khodja a Major Character of Muslim Satiric Literature
Mullah Nasruddin Khodja is a wise man famous throughout the Muslim and some parts of the non-Muslim world since the 16th century. Historical documents show that he lived in the 13th century in...
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Rotterdam to host major 1001 Inventions Exhibition
Award-winning show about the scientific achievements of Muslim Civilisation
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Figure 1: Location map showing Kerala in India.
Kerala Mathematics and Its Possible Transmission to Europe
The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an Indian school of mathematics and astronomy founded by...
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1001 Inventions welcomes 450,000 visitors in Jeddah
Jeddah, KSA, February 16, 2014 – More than 450,000 people visited an award-winning 1001 Inventions exhibition...
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Figure 1: Professor Gunhan Danisman.
Obituary: Professor H. H. Gunhan Danisman (1943-2009)
At the beginning of 2009, we lost our colleague and friend Professor Gunhan Danisman, a member of the Muslim...
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Värmlands Museum, Sweden (source)
Värmlands Museum, Sweden (source)
HRH Prince Carl Philip and Ahmed Salim and the Elephant Clock (source)
HRH Prince Carl Philip and Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Sweden’s Minister of Culture, are guided through the exhibition by the producer and the director of "1001 Inventions" Ahmed Salim. (source)
HRH Prince Carl Philip and Åsa Hallén, Director of Värmlands Museum, are guided through the exhibition by the producer and the director of 1001 Inventions, Ahmed Salim. (source)
Värmlands Museum, Sweden (source)
Värmlands Museum, Sweden (source)
HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden officially launched the award-winning 1001 Inventions exhibition, at the renowned Värmlands Museum in Karlstad (source)
(From left) Åsa Hallén, Director of Värmlands Museum, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Sweden’s Minister of Culture, and HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, the Duke of Värmland.
Värmlands Museum, Sweden (source)
Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, was guest of honour and patron at the official launch event
Official Launch by Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia (source)
Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the “1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilisation” exhibition in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. With him are (from left) Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Ewon Ebin, Axiata chief executive officer Datuk Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim, National Science Centre director Associate Professor Dr Irmawati Ramli and Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah. Pic by Sairien Nafis (source)
Deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at 1001 Inventions Exhibition in Malaysia National Science Centre (source)
Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, watching the students playing educational games in 1001 Inventions Exhibition (source)
Rapt attention: Students from SMK Bukit Bandaraya looking at an interactive exhibit at the 1001 Inventions exhibition at the National Science Centre (Source)
Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, taking a closer look at the Al-Jazari's Elephant Clock, which is the main attraction during the exhibition (source)

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