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27 May, 2013 Bayt Al-Sinnari, Sayyida Zeinab, Cairo, Egypt.  The Institute of Arabic Manuscripts (ALECSO) and Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in association with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, American University of Cairo, Islamic Manuscripts Central Library, New Central Library (Cairo Univer...
Dr Rim Turkmani* Table of contents 1. The old ‘new philosophy' 2. Found in translation 3. The book hunters 4. Heavenly problems 5. Reaching out 6. Search and research 7. Arabick material in the collections of the Royal Society 8. Arabick acknowledgment 9. Notes * * * 1. The old ‘...
This critical edition of al-Isfizāri's book deals with the field of mechanics, known in the Arabic scientific tradition as "the sciences of weights and ingenious devices" ('Ilmay al-Athqāl wa-‘l-Ḥiyal). On the basis of the extant manuscripts of Al-Isfizari’s works in these two fields, the book intro...
Ruveyda Ozturk* Review of Egyptology: The Missing Millennium, Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings, by Okasha El Daly. London: UCL Press, 2005. Paperback: 230 pages; ISBN-10: 1844720624 – ISBN-13: 978-1844720620. Dimensions: 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.7 inches. Contents 1. Presentation of the book...

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