Site of Ancient Harran
Harran is a very old town situated in the Jazira province of modern Turkey near the sources of the Balkh...
Figure 1: The Elephant Clock: Leaf from a manuscript of Al-Jazari's Kitab fi macrifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) dated 715 H/1315 CE. (Source)
The Machines of Al-Jazari and Taqi Al-DinLEARN MORE
Prof. Salim T S Al-Hassani In this pioneering survey of some of the machines of Al-Jazari and Taqi Al-Din,...
Water Management and Hydraulic TechnologyLEARN MORE
Water management in all its intricacies, from Andalusia to Afghanistan, was the basis of agriculture, and...
Wash-basin in the form of a peacock described by Al-Jazari in Kitab fi Ma'rifat al-Hiyal al-Handisayya. Manuscript copied in Sha'ban 6002/ March 1205. (Source).
Al-Jazari: The Mechanical GeniusLEARN MORE
The following short survey presents a rapid overview on the life, work and achievements of Al-Jazari, the...