The Influence of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi on Ottoman Scientific LiteratureLEARN MORE
The works of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi have always attracted the interest of Ottoman scholars as early as the 14th...
Dr Okasha El-Daly
Bronze coin of Cleopatra VII, Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty, 48-30 BC, Minted at Cyprus, A portrait of Cleopatra and her young son Caesarion (<strong><a href="http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/cm/b/b..." target="_blank">Source</a></strong>)
A stela of King Amenemhat II (ca 1928-1895 BCE) of the Twelfth Dynasty, as copied in Alu ‘l-Qasim al-Iraqi's Al-Aqalim. Source: The British Library, MS Add 25724, folio 50a; reproduced in El-Daly, <em>Egyptology: The Missing Millennium</em>, figure 24. (<a href="http://muslimheritage.com/node/839"><strong>Article</strong></a>)
Dr. Okasha El Daly, <a href="http://www.muslimheritage.com/topics/default.cfm?articleID=829">FSTC</a> Director of Projects, interviewed in the show Science and Islam produced and presented by Professor Jim Al-Khalili on BBC4. (<a href="http://www.1001inventions.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.viewSection&...">Source</a>) (<strong><a href="http://www.muslimheritage.com/node/910" target="_blank">Article</a></strong>)
Front cover of Egyptology: The Missing Millennium. Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings by Okasha El Daly (London: UCL Press, 2005).
Hieroghlyphic signs with their phonetic values below in a different colour in Abu al-Qasim al-'Iraqi Kitab al-Aqalim. Source: The British Library, MS Add 25724, folio 21b; reproduced in O. El-Daly,Egyptology: The Missing Millennium, figure 21.
Egyptian alphabet deciphered in Abu ‘l-Qasim al-'Iraqi's book Kitab al-Aqalim al-Sab'a. Source: Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, MS arabe 2676, folio 18a; reproduced in O. El-Daly,Egyptology: The Missing Millennium, figure 23.
Symbols in medieval Arabic alchemy inspired by Egyptian hieroglyphs: Kitab al-Aqalim by Abu ‘l-Qasim al-‘Iraqi (British Library in London, MS Add 25724, folio 11a). Source : El Daly 2005, figure 12.
Egyptian alphabet according to Ibn Wahshiyya (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS Arabe 6805 folios 92b. ff).
Coptic Text with Arabic Translation Verses Rosetta Stone (<a href="https://traveltoeat.com/the-rosetta-stone-british-museum-london/#sthash...." target="_blank"><strong>Source</strong></a>)
Images from a series of astrological and alchemical treatises in British Library MS. Oriental. Add. 25724. (<strong><a href="http://www.alchemywebsite.com/islamic_manuscripts.html" target="_blank">Source</a></strong>)
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