Figure 1: Front cover of Egyptology: The Missing Millennium. Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings by Okasha El Daly (London: UCL Press, 2005).
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Egyptology: The Missing Millennium published by Okasha El Daly is an invaluable resource showing the extent...
Figure 1: Front covers of two recently published books on the scientific legacy of the Islamic tradition and its impact on modern science: Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World by John Freely (Knopf, 2009) and Science and Islam: A History by Ehsan Masood (Icon Books, 2009).
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Two science histories dissect the transfer of knowledge between the Greco–Islamic and European civilizations...
Figure 1: Front cover of The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science, by Arun Bala (Source).
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The book "The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science" by Arun Bala introduces a dialogical...
Figure 1: The cover page of the book Turkish Cuisine, edited by Arif Bilgin and Özge Samanci (Ankara, 2008).
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Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can be described as a fusion and refinement...
Figure 1: Cover page of Tuhfat al-kibâr fî asfâr al-bihâr by Kâtib Çelebi in the edition of Idris Bostan (Ankara, 2008).
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This is a review of the book prepared by Prof. Dr. Idris Bostan for the Turkish Undersecretariat of...
Figure 1: Front cover of Lost History: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers and Artists by Michael Hamilton Morgan (National Geographic books, 2007).
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This is a review of the book published in 2007 by Michael Hamilton Morgan, Lost History. The essay attempts...
Figure 4: A creative model of a device designed by al-Jazari (chapter 6 of category III) used for measuring blood lost during phlebotomy (bloodletting) sessions, a popular therapy in the medieval world. Taken from a MS of al-Jazari's treatise copied in Egypt in 1354. (Source).