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Beauty and Aesthetics in Islam
The Islamic civilisation allowed the development of autonomous norms of beauty that were inspired by the faith of Islam. The Islamic artistic tradition viewed the beauty of the universe, emphasized...
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The Art of Calligraphy in the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Turks produced and perfected several varieties of Arabic script. All the various branches of the art of calligraphy, an art greatly loved and respected by the Ottoman Turks, were flourished...
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Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook
The Kanz al-fawāʾid fī tanwīʿ al-mawāʾid is a 14th century Egyptian cookbook that consists of...
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Early Women of Science, Technology, Medicine and Management
This article is a paper submitted to and presented at WISE 2018: World Muslim Women's Summit & Exhibition...
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Introduction to Turkish Motifs in Ottoman Times
On 13 and 14 January 2018 Ashfia Ashrif, Manchester based Artist and Student of Traditional Arts, delivered a...
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When the World was Upside Down: Maps from Muslim Civilisation
We tend to take many things for granted. Today, we are equipped with numerous means of communication and...
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The West Owes a Debt to Islam: Interview with Prof Glen Cooper
byuradio.org Episode: Top Of Mind With Julie Rose - Radio Interview (Podcast) with Prof Glen Cooper...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions Book
New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilisation
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