Figure 1: Front cover of Handsat Ūqlīdis fī aydin ‘arabiya (Euclid's geometry in Arabian hands) by Ahmad Salīm Sa‘īdān (Amman, 1991).
Ahmad Salim Sa‘idan: A Palestinian Historian of Arabic MathematicsLEARN MORE
Since the middle of the 20th century, the history of Arabic mathematics evolved as a sub-field of history of...
Figure 1: Al-Quds (Jerusalem): Alleyway in the Old City (Source).
Al-Muqaddasi: The Geographer from PalestineLEARN MORE
A notable fact that should be remembered when we talk about the different areas of knowledge in Muslim...
Science and Rationalism in 9th Century BaghdadLEARN MORE
Text of the Lecture of Professor Jim Al-Khalili in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social...
Figure 1: Iraqi manuscript of the Quran, from Baghdad, written by Ahmad Ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri in 706 H. Page Size 35x47 cm. (Source).
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In this well informed article, Dr Geoffrey Roper, an expert in the field, outlines an impressive portrait of...
A Bibliography of the Islamic and Chinese Scientific Relationships in Classical TimesLEARN MORE
In the following bibliography of the Islamic and Chinese scientific relationships in classical times, a list...
Figure 1: Front cover of The 13th Warrior (previously published as Eaters of the Dead) by Michael Chrichton (Ballantine Books, reissue edition 1988).
Ahmad Ibn Fadhlan in Northern Europe: A Survey of his Account of Russian Vikings in the 10th CenturyLEARN MORE
One of the earliest detailed descriptions of Northern Europe is reported in the account written by the Arab...