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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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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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Ibn Al-Nafis and Vinegar
A doctor does a short enquiry into an old treatment for ear infections and discovers its presence in a...
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Jerusalem
Jerusalem prior to the crusades was a place filled with a thriving trade, scholars and magnificant...
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The Scholars of Aleppo: Al Farabi, Al-Qifti and al-Adim
The works of three prominent scholars are highlighted: Al- Farabi who was keenly interested in the relation...
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Merv: History, Science and Learning
Merv is the city which in medieval times dominated the province of Khurasan in today's Turkmenistan. 
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