Book Release: Publication of the Complete Critical Edition of Al-Isfizārī’s Corpus of MechanicsLEARN MORE
Last November 2013, the world has seen a new unique publication. The Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage...
Figure 1: Dome of the clocks in the courtyard of the of Umayyad Mosque in Damascus. © Bernard Gagnon (31 March 2010). (Source).
From Frankfurt and Cairo to Damascus: Recent Models of the Umayyad Mosque ClockLEARN MORE
From Frankfurt and Cairo to Damascus: Recent Models of the Umayyad Mosque Clock, The Umayyad Mosque Clock,...
Figure 1: Taqī al-Dīn's observational clock is shown in the right hand side middle of this famous picture of Istanbul observatiry. Source: Istanbul University Library, MS F1404, folio 57a.
The Astronomical Clock of Taqi Al-Din: Virtual ReconstructionLEARN MORE
In his book The Brightest Stars for the Construction of Mechanical Clocks (Al-Kawakib al-durriyya fi wadh' al...
Overview on al-Jazari and his Mechanical DevicesLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Yavuz Unat, a known historian of science from Ankara University, draws a general...
Al-Jazari's Third Water-Raising Device: Analysis of its Mathematical and Mechanical Principles
The List of Al-jazari Articles Published on Muslim Heritage WebsiteLEARN MORE
Some 800 years in the past, in 1206, a brilliant Muslim scholar died : Badi' al-Zaman Abu al-‘Izz ibn Ismail...
Figure 1. The Umayyad mosque in Damascus. This image has been released into the public domain by its author 'Isaam Bayazidi (at the Arabic Wikipedia project).
When Ridhwan al-Sa’ati Anteceded Big Ben by More than Six CenturiesLEARN MORE
The following article by Abdel Aziz al-Jaraki, a scholar from Damascus, describes the context of the...