FEATURED ARTICLES

Historiography of Science and Medicine: Balancing Scholarship with Public Engagement
In recent years, here at Fez and all over the world, distinguished scholars have rediscovered the immense importance of Islamic medicine which preserved, systematized and developed the medical...
LEARN MORE
A Culture Devoted to Healing
Muslim Contributions to the Medical Sciences A Tribute to Dr Rabie E. Abdel-Halim
LEARN MORE
Hail the Queen of Mathematics!
In today's world what Friedrich Gauss called the queen of mathematics plays a crucial role in providing internet security. Here we look at some of the Muslims who worked on number theory.
LEARN MORE
Using an Astrolabe
The history of the astrolabe begins more than two thousand years ago, but it is in the Islamic classical world that the astrolabe was highly developed and its uses widely multiplied. Introduced to...
LEARN MORE
The Advent of Experimental Chemistry
Experiment is what differentiates science of Muslim Civilisation from Greek speculation (called science). Experiment began with the Muslims, centuries before the likes of Grosseteste.
LEARN MORE
When the World Spoke Arabic
At the height of the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation, the Arabic language was the lingua franca that served as the language of science, poetry, literature, governance and art. A big movement of...
LEARN MORE
The Great Ummayad Mosque
The Great Ummayyad Mosque remains one of the great symbols of the glorious period of Muslim civilisation and its pride. It is a master piece of architectural ingenuity having a decisive influence on...
LEARN MORE
Four Medieval Hospitals in Syria
The creation of hospitals as institutions for the care of sick people was developed during the early Islamic era. Over time, hospitals were found in all Islamic towns. This article describes four of...
LEARN MORE
The Courtyard Houses of Syria
The courtyard house is one of the most enduring architectural forms, transcending regional, historical and cultural boundaries. Its balance of simple appropriate construction, environmental control...
LEARN MORE
Gardens of Islam
The inhabitants of the early Islamic world were, to a degree that is difficult for us to comprehend, enchanted by greenery.
LEARN MORE
Al-Khawarizmi
Algebra, algorithm, quadratic equation, sine function... just some of the terms which would not be known to us but for Al-Khawarizmi. An astronomer, geographer and founder of several branches and...
LEARN MORE
Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
LEARN MORE

RECENT ARTICLES

One Thousand Years of Missing History
The following essay aims to alert communities as to the particular significance of the Muslim civilisation...
LEARN MORE

Pages

Tunis in the Islamic Period
Tunis was rebuilt under the Roman Emperor Augustus in the first century AD, but without the importance of...
LEARN MORE

Pages

The Contribution of Muslims to the Development of Music
An insight into the influence of Muslims on the musical revival of Europe which can be detected as early as...
LEARN MORE

Pages

Women of Science, Medicine and Management, Istanbul
by Ayshah Ismail The Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), launched a new course in...
LEARN MORE

Pages

The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Mahassin, Al Urdi, Al-Lubudi, Al-Halabi
The article describes the works of the following scholars: Al Mahassin: an eminent writer in the field of eye...
LEARN MORE

Pages

Pages