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1001 Cures: Contributions in Medicine and Healthcare from Muslim Civilisation
1001 Cures: Contributions in Medicine and Healthcare from Muslim Civilisation tells the fascinating story of how generations of physicians from different countries and creeds created a medical...
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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 830 recipes for a variety of different dishes and beverages...
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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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From Petra back to Makka – From “Pibla” back to Qibla
A critique of Dan Gibson, Early Islamic Qiblas: A Survey of mosques built between 1AH/622 C.E. and 263 AH/876 C.E. (with maps, charts and photographs), 296 pp., Vancouver BC: Independent Scholars...
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1001 Inventions New Children’s Book Selected as Best Biography
Junior Library Guild Honours National Geographic Readers Book on Ibn al-Haytham
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Professors Al-Hassani and Professor Abattouy awarded prestigious King Abdullah’s Award for Translation
The annual King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Award for Translation in the Humanities from Arabic in to other languages was awarded to Professor Salim Al-Hassani and Professor Mohammed...
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Alfraganus and the Elements of Astronomy
Al-Farghânî, known in the West as Alfraganus , was one of the most famous astronomers of the 9th century. His...
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Ibn Hazm's Philosophy and Thoughts on Science
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The Book of Water (Kitab Al-Ma'a)
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The Beginning of the Paper Industry
Paper, originally, was brought by the Muslims from China. From an art, the Muslims developed it into a major...
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The Great Book Collectors
The Muslims were great book collectors, and in all the larger towns there was a flourishing book trade. From...
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Piri Reis and his Place in Ottoman Maritime History
When dealing with Turkish history, whether during the Ottoman period or after, one comes across horrendous...
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