Manuscript view of the castle clock. Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Egyptian manuscript, Mamluk period, Accession number: 14.533 (ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 39.37 x 27.62 cm). (Source).
Al-Jazari’s Castle Water Clock: Analysis of its Components and FunctioningLEARN MORE
The first machine described by al-Jazari in his famous treatise of mechanics Al-Jami‘ bayn al-‘ilm wa 'l-‘...
Figure 1: The three basic styles of a fountain.
The Self Changing Fountain of Banu Musa bin ShakirLEARN MORE
Amongst the mechanical devices described by the Banu Musa Brothers in their book of mechanics Kitab al-hiyal...
Figure 1: Al-Idrisi world map (ca. 1150). Displayed by Paul Bright Scott, history teacher, The Headroyce School, Oakland, California. (Source).
Bringing to Life the Islamic History of Europe: A Video DocumentaryLEARN MORE
The video documentary produced by the BBC in 2005 An Islamic History of Europe, by the famous TV presenter...
Figure 1: The cover of the magazine "Science and Technics" (Bilim ve Teknik) published by TUBITAK.
An 800 Years Old Ancestor: Today’s Science of Robotics and Al-JazariLEARN MORE
Introducing al-Jazari's ancestry to modern cybernetics and robotics science, Prof. Toygar Akman narrates in...
Overview on al-Jazari and his Mechanical DevicesLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Yavuz Unat, a known historian of science from Ankara University, draws a general...
Remains of Fabriano (Italy) paper mill where handmade paper is still produced. This paper mill was one of the first to produce paper in Europe since 1276, after it was introduced by direct contact with the Muslim world (source).
Tentative Global Timeline of Contacts between the World of Islam and Western Europe: 7th -20th Cent.LEARN MORE
The following timeline presents a survey of Muslim presence in Europe from the 7th century CE until the 20th...