Figure. Ibn Battuta as imagined by a present day artist. Muslim Heritage Consulting © www.muslimheritageconsulting.com.
Ibn Battuta and the 14th Century Muslim WorldLEARN MORE
Ibn Battuta is regarded by many to be one of the greatest travellers and explorers the world has ever seen....
The Muslim Agricultural RevolutionLEARN MORE
The landscape in the areas under Muslim control from the 7th Century changed radically. Their rich...
Sub-Saharan Centres of LearningLEARN MORE
Though we may think of Timbuktu as the pre-eminent site of pre-colonial West African scholarship, we must...
Roads to Busra
Islamic Citadel in BusraLEARN MORE
Busra was the location of a large Roman theatre which was built upon by Muslims when they arrived to provide...
Figure 1. Details of a squinch in the northern dome (1088/89) providing the transition from the square bay to the circular dome.
Masjid-i-Jamis: the Friday Mosque of IsfahanLEARN MORE
Iran has made great contributions to Muslim architecture culminating in the introduction of the cylindrical...
Figure 1. Plan of Al-Hakim Mosque showing the five aisled prayer hall and porticoes resembling the Al-Azhar Mosque.
Al-Hakim Mosque, Cairo (990-1012)LEARN MORE
Al Hakim Mosque is the second major Fatimid Mosque and the fourth most important religious edifice in Egypt....