Figure 1: Drawing of the cross section of the Brain and the Eyes made by the 13th century Khalifa ibn Abi Al Mahasin Al-Halabi (from Aleppo) in his book Al-Kafi Fi Al-Kuhl (The Book of Sufficient Knowledge in Ophthalmology) (Source).
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The following research article in a particular field of the history of medicine, written by two eminent...
Figure 1: Professor Jim Al-Khalili, British Theoretical Nuclear Physicist, Academic, Author and Broadcaster, browsing through the book 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in our World (FSTC, 2006) (Source).
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Two shows are expected to be broadcast on BBC Four in January 2009: An Islamic History of Europe by Rageh...
Muezzin's tower, Yining, Xinjiang. This building is in the architectural style of Islamic buildings typical of the Hui heartlands of Shaanxi and Gansu in the mid-Qing period. This mosque was designed by a Chinese Muslim from Gansu and built in two main stages, in 1760 and 1781. From Zhang Shengyi, Xinjiang chuantong jianzhu yishu.
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In this article, Anthony Garnaut, an expert of the Muslim Chinese culture, focuses on the Islamic heritage in...
Figure 1: George Sarton. (Source).
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George Sarton was a pioneer scholar who played a decisive role by his scholarship, methodology and academic...
Figure 1. A group of school children practice martial arts formation under the watch of their teacher in the Great Mosque of Xi'an. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_Chinese_martial_arts.
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An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by...
Figure 1. A miniature illustrating the treatment of a patient. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu. Jarrahiyatu'l-Hâniya. Millet Library, Ali Emiri, Tib 79.
Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Practice in Muslim HeritageLEARN MORE
Muslim medicine is characterised by a high level of experience and critical clinical observation setting...