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Figure 1. (Map on left) Surviving fragment of the second World Map of Piri Reis, 1528 (source) Figure 2. Turkish Piri Reis Stamp Also, whilst Western sources of Turkish history, just as of Muslim history, are a blessing, they can also be the greatest curse for...
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Figure 1. Generic Article Banner  - Antonio Banderas as Ahmed‪ Ibn Fadlan in 13th Warrior movie (Source) with a page from Ibn Fadlan's journal Figure 2. Page of the manuscript of Ibn Fadhlan's travel account. (Source) In his Rihla (travel...
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Figure 1. Idealized portrait of Ibn Yubair. Painted by Guillermo Muñoz Vera,1956 (Source) Ibn Jubair (Ibn Jubayr) was born in Valencia. He travelled widely,[1] offering good accounts of the life of Muslims and their surroundings throughout the known world. The...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islamic Social Sciences by Salah Zaimeche Al-Muqaddasi (or Al-Maqdisi)(endnote 1), (b. 946 - d. 1000 C.E.), originally from Al-Quds (Jerusalem), hence his name, is by far one of the most instructive of all early Islamic writers on the society of...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche "Read: In the name of your Lord Who creates - creates man from a clot. Read: And your Lord is the Most Bounteous, Who teaches by the use of the pen, teaches man that which he knew not." Quran 96:105 The crucial...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche "Read: In the name of your Lord Who creates - creates man from a clot. Read: And your Lord is the Most Bounteous, Who teaches by the use of the pen, teaches man that which he knew not." Quran 96:105 Today,...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche "Read: In the name of your Lord Who creates - creates man from a clot. Read: And your Lord is the Most Bounteous, Who teaches by the use of the pen, teaches man that which he knew not." Quran 96:105 First...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche The acquisition of knowledge is in harmoney with Islam and not a threat as percieved in some religions. Muslim scholars also realised that understanding the complexities of the universe, its order, harmony...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche "Read: In the name of your Lord Who creates, creates man from a clot. Read: And your Lord is the Most Bounteous, Who teaches by the use of the pen, teaches man that which he knew not." Quran 96:105 The...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche For a society, or its individuals, to achieve any stride, any progress, any accomplishment, whatever its nature, in peace or at war, economic or personal, they require a strong incentive. Islam provided...
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