Figure 1: The earliest known medical description of the eye, from a 9th century work by Hunayn ibn Ishaq. This copy is dated of the 12th century (Source).
Eye Specialists in IslamLEARN MORE
"I invite you... to go back with me 1000 years to consider the fascinating history of the old Arabian...
Mapping the WorldLEARN MORE
Some of the great contributions to geography by early Muslims who were driven by an intense interest not only...
Figure 1: Socio-spatial form of historic Algiers (Casbah) showing its general responsiveness to the needs of the community. Source: Saoud 1997.
Introduction to the Islamic CityLEARN MORE
Islam is seen by many scholars as an urban religion, which favours communal practice on individual worship....
Last page of Al-Ghazali's autobiography in MS Istanbul, Shehid Ali Pasha 1712, dated AH 509 (AD 1115-1116).
Al-Ghazali’s Views on Children's EducationLEARN MORE
Al-Ghazali is known in Europe as Algazel. His ideas on education dominated Islamic educational thought for...
Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the MosqueLEARN MORE
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...
Arabic botanical manuscript from the 15th century arranged in alphabetical order with illustrations of plants in vivid colours at Princeton University Library, MS 583H. © Princeton University Library, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. See the electronic edition of the manuscript.
Al-Dinawari Advances BotanyLEARN MORE
Abu Hanifa al-Dinawari (d.895 A.D) lived in Andalusia, Muslim Spain. His work has been made known by the...