Figure 1: Panel tile representing the Masjid al-Haram (Sacred Mosque) in Mecca. Earthenware with painted decoration under transparent glaze, made in Iznikz (Turkey), 18th century. Department of Islamic Art, Louvre Museum, Paris. (Source).
Al-Muqaddasi and Human Geography: An Early Contribution to Social SciencesLEARN MORE
Recent scholarly interest in the genesis of social sciences in Islamic culture is a noteworthy shift. Until...
Figure 1: World map of seas and oceans. A continuous body of water encircles the Earth covering 71% of the Earth's surface and divided into a number of principal areas: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Southern.
1000 Years Amnesia: Environment Tradition in Muslim HeritageLEARN MORE
In a seminar organised by the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies in 11 January 2005, aimed at brain-storming...
Figure 1a-b: Composite images illustrating the diversity of plants. (Source a - Source b).
Botany, Herbals and Healing In Islamic Science and MedicineLEARN MORE
The scholars of Islamic culture worked extensively in the combined fields of botany, herbals and healing....
Sir Crispin Tickell presenting his lecture during the meeting.
Environment and the Muslim HeritageLEARN MORE
The following short article is based on the notes for a speech presented to the Muslim Heritage Awareness...
Samples of ancient Islamic ceramics in the Museum of Islamic Ceramics in Cairo. Four plates with drawings from Islamic Egypt: (a). Mamluk era, 11th century; (b). Fatimid era, 12th century; (c). Mamluk period, 11th century; (d). Fatimid times, 11th century. (Source).
Filling the Gap in the History of Pre-Modern Industry: 1000 Years of Missing Islamic IndustryLEARN MORE
Most educational systems, particularly those of Western countries, teach that industry was born in Europe and...