FSTC Chairman at Uniday, Germany
Astronomer observing the comet of 1577 above Istanbul with a wooden quadrant. Mustafa Ali, Nusratnāme, Topkapi Palace Museum Library, Hazine 1365, folio 5v.
The map of Istanbul. Source: Matrakci Nasuh, Bayān-i Manāzil-i Safar Iraqayn. Source: Istanbul university library. T 5964.
Figure 1: Front cover of Islamic Civilization: History, Contributions, and Influence: A Compendium of Literature by Shaikh M. Ghazanfar