In the period from the last Newsletter 8, FSTC achieved new breakthroughs. New partnerships were announced and new projects were launched. Cooperation with the Royal Society continued and was strengthened. The partnership with National Geographic resulted in the release in USA of the 3rd edition of 1001 Inventions book and the hosting of the exhibition “1001 Inventions” in National Geographic Museum in Washington beginning from August 3, 2012. FSTC scholars and associates presented lectures and conferences and published chapters in books and dozens of articles on FSTC’s academic web portal www.MuslimHeritage.com.
FSTC Newsletter 9 - August Issue 2012
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
Trew, C.J., Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrit, vol. 8: t. 73 (1771) [G.D. Ehret] (Source: Wikipedia) Figs in Muslim Spain Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, they afford an excellent example of the intensification of agriculture in Islamic Spain, manifest in the dazzling variety of the fruit available to consumers... Read More >>>
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