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A Chronology - Turkey's 700-year long venture in science and technology
A chronology on "Science from the East - Techniques from the West: Turkey's 700-year long venture" is compiled by Professor Dr. Feza Günergun, Department of the History of Science, Istanbul...
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Rediscovering Arabic Science
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. The folder of 20 pages consists of several articles illustrated with a rich iconography...
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Muslim Contribution to Spanish Agriculture
This article describes some of the numerous Muslim contributions to the development of Spanish agriculture,...
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The Earliest Paediatric Surgical Atlas: Cerrahiye-i Ilhaniye
The author of one of the earliest surgical books was Serafeddin Sabuncuoglu. In 1465, he wrote a surgical...
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Educating Ottoman Physicians
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
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Professor Sevim Tekeli - a short autobiography
Sevim Tekeli is Emeritus Professor, History of Science Department at Ankara University, a student of...
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Sub-Saharan Centres of Learning
Though we may think of Timbuktu as the pre-eminent site of pre-colonial West African scholarship, we must...
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Islamic Citadel in Busra
Busra was the location of a large Roman theatre which was built upon by Muslims when they arrived to provide...
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