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A Tale of Two Civilisations: The Viking and the Muslim World
Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of a ring found on a Viking woman in an ancient burial ground with the inscription 'For/To Allah' erupted in mainstream media. The mystery...
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Ottoman Palace Cuisine of the Classical Period
Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine also influenced...
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Book Review of “Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq's Tenth-century Baghdadi Cookbook” by Nawal Nasrallah
Written nearly a thousand years ago, Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq's tenth-century cookbook is the most comprehensive...
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Caesarean Section in Early Islamic Literature
Some medical historians of the last century mistakenly recorded that Caesarean section was strictly forbidden...
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The Coffee Route from Yemen to London 10th-17th Centuries
The history of coffee goes at least as far back as the 9th century. From Eastern Africa, coffee spread to...
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Heritage Research for Cultural Inter-Appreciation in the Balkans
[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26...
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Lady Montagu and the Introduction of Smallpox Inoculation to England
The English aristocrat and writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) is today remembered particularly for...
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The Medical Organization at the Ottoman Court
The Ottoman imperial Palace was quite different from Western palaces and courts, for it was not only the...
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