FEATURED ARTICLES

Amazing Mechanical Devices from Muslim Civilisation
Fully automated environmentally friendly water raising devices, pumps, windmills and more! Discover some of the most facinating devices from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation that brought...
LEARN MORE
Muslim History and Historians Part 1: For a Better Approach to Muslim History
This article on Muslim history and historians is in three parts, and also includes an extensive reading list to help readers explore the issues discussed here. This first part looks at the way Muslim...
LEARN MORE
Medical Books on Healthy Living from Muslim Civilisation
If you think medical advice on healthy living - good nutrients, exercise and stress free existence is a modern medical practice, you might want to think again and join us to discover 5 medical books...
LEARN MORE
Obesity: 1000 years ago
I enjoyed Richard Barnett's Historical Keywords piece on obesity (May 28, p 1843).[1] More clarification is needed regarding his statement that “obesity first appears in a medical context in Thomas...
LEARN MORE
BBC Travel: Where algebra got its name from
Amazing snapshots from Khiva (formally known as Khawarizm) in Uzbekistan. The birth place of the famous mathematician Al-Khawarizmi (780 – 850 CE). A prosperous centre of learning during the Golden...
LEARN MORE
Allah’s Automata – A Review of the Exhibition
Reflections on: A New Exhibition on Artifacts of the Arab/Islamic Renaissance ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany: October 30, 2015 - February 28, 2016 http://zkm.de/en/event/2015/10/globale-allahs-automata...
LEARN MORE

Pages

LATEST ARTICLES

Turkish Contributions to Scientific Work in Islam
Turks have played an active part in the pursuit of science and learning in the Islamic World throughout its...
LEARN MORE
Salerno and Constantine the African
Salerno came to prominence as the first faculty-University of the Christian West because of its importance as...
LEARN MORE
Marrakech
Marrakech became, due to the ambitions and sponsorship of its rulers, the centre of attraction for numerous...
LEARN MORE
The Ottoman Madrassa
The Madrassa was one of the main venues of education in the Muslim World under the Ottoman Caliphate until...
LEARN MORE
The Ottoman Han (Caravanserai) and Bazzars
The expansion of commerce in the Ottoman world necessitated the introduction of new types of buildings to...
LEARN MORE
Modelling the Stars
The measurement of the positions of the stars was developed and refined by scientists of the Muslim world and...
LEARN MORE