The Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) is about to undertake a critical review of one of our most significant publications, the 1001 Inventions book. The review will be a thorough and fully open process and we invite all historians of Islamic sciences, medicine and technology, including our most critical colleagues, to support this initiative.
Call for Critical Reviewers for 4th Edition of 1001 Inventions
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Figure 1: Sarajevo skyline. (Source: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=597483&page=66).
Figure 4: A creative model of a device designed by al-Jazari (chapter 6 of category III) used for measuring blood lost during phlebotomy (bloodletting) sessions, a popular therapy in the medieval world. Taken from a MS of al-Jazari's treatise copied in Egypt in 1354. (Source).
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