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Book Release: Publication of the Complete Critical Edition of Al-Isfizārī’s Corpus of Mechanics
Last November 2013, the world has seen a new unique publication.  The Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation of London published a new book authored by Mohammed Abattouy and Salim al-Hassani...
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Islamic Manuscripts in the Schoenberg Collection at Pennsylvania University
The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection at the University of Pennsylvania is a private library focusing on late medieval and early modern manuscripts. The collection contains a valuable set of original...
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The Prince of Wales Supports 1001 Inventions
11th May 2012, London – His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has written the foreword for the latest edition of the best-selling 1001 Inventions book, published by National Geographic, which...
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Jewels of Muslim Calligraphy: Book Review of “Female Calligraphers: Past & Present by Hilal Kazan”
This is a review of the book prepared by Hilal Kazan for the Istanbul Greater City Council Cultural Foundation in order to provide a useful and important bio-bibliographic resource on the history of...
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Book Review of “Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq's Tenth-century Baghdadi Cookbook” by Nawal Nasrallah
Written nearly a thousand years ago, Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq's tenth-century cookbook is the most comprehensive work of its kind. Its recent edition and English translation offers a unique glimpse into...
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‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)
Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom) The physician, scientist and philosopher, ‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari was the son of Sahl Sahl Rabban al-Tabari. ‘Ali...
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Figure 1: Front cover of Debt: The First 5,000 Years (Melville House, 2011).
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Economics textbooks claim that money was invented to replace onerous and complicated barter systems—to...
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25th January 2012, Washington, DC – The latest edition of the best-selling 1001 Inventions book has been...
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