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Figure 1: Front cover of the book Cairo: 1001 Years of Islamic Art and Architecture.
A Wealth of Scholarship: Recent Publications in Islamic Art, Culture and HistoryLEARN MORE
This is a general review of some 23 recent publications (books, films, and articles) on various aspects of...
Figure 4: Symbols in medieval Arabic alchemy inspired by Egyptian hieroglyphs: Kitab al-Aqalim by Abu ‘l-Qasim al-‘Iraqi (British Library in London, MS Add 25724, folio 11a). Source : El Daly 2005, figure 12.
Deciphering Egyptian Hieroglyphs in Muslim HeritageLEARN MORE
The article surveys some results of Dr. Okasha El Daly's exciting discoveries about the precedence of Muslim...
Figure 1: Modern printing of the Qur'an in Maghribi calligraphy. Al-Musshaf al-Hassani, printed in Morocco, 1417 H, p. 3. Source: http://quran.habous.gov.ma/Default.aspx.
Tolerance or Compatibility? The Search for a Qur'anic Paradigm of ScienceLEARN MORE
In this illuminating analysis, Prof. Ahmad Dallal produces an authoritative study of some episodes of the...
Figure 1: An artistic impression of Al-Kindi (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kindi was an early Arab scholar of the 9th century, one of the first great scientists that...
Figure 1. Opening of Al-Qanun fi 'l-tibb (Canon of Medicine) by Ibn Sina.
Selected Gleanings from the History of Islamic MedicineLEARN MORE
The medical Islamic tradition is one of the richest and the most lasting components of the general history of...
Figure 1. A miniature illustrating the treatment of a patient. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu. Jarrahiyatu'l-Hâniya. Millet Library, Ali Emiri, Tib 79.
Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Practice in Muslim HeritageLEARN MORE
Muslim medicine is characterised by a high level of experience and critical clinical observation setting...