Figure 1: A sample page of Al-Shirāzī's Durrat al-Tāj. Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2405.
The Sound Rules in Reading the Quran (Tajwid) in Qutb Al-Din al-Shirazi’s Music NotationLEARN MORE
In the Islamic world, starting from Al-Kindī (d. 874), Al-Fārābī (d. 950), Ibn Sīnā (d. 1034), and Safī al-...
Figure 1: Artistic impression of Ali Al-Qushji ©Bunyamin Kara.
Ali Al-Qushji and His Contributions to Mathematics and AstronomyLEARN MORE
Ali Al-Qushji was one of the most noteworthy and important scientists in the Islamic world. He wrote valuable...
Figure 1: Illuminated page from the Kitab Ihya' ‘Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences), Al-Ghazali's great masterpiece. Manuscript preserved in Tunisia's National Library, Tunis. (Source).
Did Medieval Islamic Theology Subvert Science?LEARN MORE
It is often supposed in Islamic studies that Al-Ghazali demolished the basis for science in the Muslim world...
Figure 1: Location map showing Kerala in India.
Kerala Mathematics and Its Possible Transmission to EuropeLEARN MORE
The Kerala School of astronomy and mathematics was an Indian school of mathematics and astronomy founded by...
Figure 1: Ibn al-Haytham (here Alhasen) sharing with Galileo the honour of holding up the title page of Hevelius' Selenographia, pub¬lished in 1647. Note the image of the brain on the plinth below Ibn al-Haytham. Image courtesy of the library of the Royal Society.
Arabic Roots of the Scientific RevolutionLEARN MORE
It is well known nowadays that modern Scientific Revolution benefited indirectly from the theories, results...
Figure 1: Sultan Murad III's firman about al-Tusi's book Tahrir Kitab usul al-Handasa li-Uqlidis printed in Italy in 1594.
The Influence of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi on Ottoman Scientific LiteratureLEARN MORE
The works of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi have always attracted the interest of Ottoman scholars as early as the 14th...