Mosque of Whirling Colours: A Mixture of Architecture and Art in Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, IranLEARN MORE
There are numerous mosques all around the world. Each has a design of its own. However, in order to be...
Historic map of Venice by Piri Reis in the Kitab al-Bahriye (Book of Navigation). (Source).
East Meets West in VeniceLEARN MORE
For much of the millennium before the rise of Portugal and Spain, Venice flourished as the hub of Europe's...
The Origins of Islamic ScienceLEARN MORE
In the following well documented article Dr Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg surveys the origins of Islamic science...
Figure 1: Page from a Manuscript of the Qur'an, probably from Kairouan, dating from the early 10th century. The Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (Source).
Kairouan Capital of Political Power and Learning in the IfriqiyaLEARN MORE
The following article presents a survey on some glorious pages of the history of Kairouan, the ancient...
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...
Representation of Katip Celebi in an Ottoman manuscript (Source).
The Horizon of Katip Celebi’s ThoughtLEARN MORE
The article of Professor Dr. Bekir Karliga on the horizon of Katip Çelebi's thought is a tremendous analysis...