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By Ruveyda Ozturk 1 and Dr. Salim Ayduz 2 Review of The Gift to the Great Ones on Naval Campaigns by Kâtib Çelebi, edited by Idris Bostan. Ankara: Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Maritime Affairs, 2008. Hardcover with case: 464 pages with a CD containing the whole book as PDF files. ISBN-978-9...
by Mohammed Abattouy[1] *** Note of the editor This article was first published as Mohammed Abattouy, “A New Arabic text of Mechanics: Sinan ibn Thabit on the Theory of Simple Machines", in Studies on the History of Sciences, edited by Ja'far Aghayani Chavoshi, Tehran, 1390/2011, pp. 19-38....
This new book by George Saliba describes the rise and fall of the Islamic scientific tradition, and the relationship of Islamic science to European science during the Renaissance. The author outlines the conventional accounts of Islamic science, then discusses their shortcomings and proposes an alte...
Figure 1. The cover page of the "Medieval Islamic Medicine" book. Medieval Islamic Medicine by Peter E. Formann and Emilie Savage-Smith is a new book on the Islamic medical tradition, published by Edinburgh University Press. In the following we reproduce for our readers the introducti...

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