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Figure 1: Cover page of Kitāb mīzān al-hikma (Hyderabad edition, 1359 H /1940).
The Arabic Partial Version of Pseudo-Aristotle's Mechanical ProblemsLEARN MORE
Based on manuscript evidence, the article presents a study...
Figure 1: Picture of one of al-Jazari's automatic machines: a musical toy in the form of a boat. From a manuscript of his book copied in Syria in 715 H/1315 CE (opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper). Source: http://www.asia.si.edu/collections/zoomObject.cfm?ObjectId=9919.
800 Years Later: In Memory of Al-Jazari, A Genius Mechanical EngineerLEARN MORE
Al-Jazari (1136-1206) was an important Arab Muslim scholar...
Al-Jazari's Third Water-Raising Device: Analysis of its Mathematical and Mechanical Principles
The List of Al-jazari Articles Published on Muslim Heritage WebsiteLEARN MORE
Some 800 years in the past, in 1206, a brilliant Muslim...
Overview on al-Jazari and his Mechanical DevicesLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Yavuz Unat, a known historian of...
Figure 1: The three basic styles of a fountain.
The Self Changing Fountain of Banu Musa bin ShakirLEARN MORE
Amongst the mechanical devices described by the Banu Musa...