Ridhwan al-Sa’ati: A Biographical OutlineLEARN MORE
Fakhr al-Dīn Ridhwān ibn Rustam al-Sā'ātī (d. between 618-626 H/1220-1229 CE) was a scholar and mechanical...
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...
Latinized Names of Muslim ScholarsLEARN MORE
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
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...