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Muezzin's tower, Yining, Xinjiang. This building is in the architectural style of Islamic buildings typical of the Hui heartlands of Shaanxi and Gansu in the mid-Qing period. This mosque was designed by a Chinese Muslim from Gansu and built in two main stages, in 1760 and 1781. From Zhang Shengyi, Xinjiang chuantong jianzhu yishu.
The Islamic Heritage in China: A General SurveyLEARN MORE
In this article, Anthony Garnaut, an expert of the Muslim Chinese culture, focuses on the Islamic heritage in...
Figure 1: George Sarton. (Source).
George Sarton and the History of ScienceLEARN MORE
George Sarton was a pioneer scholar who played a decisive role by his scholarship, methodology and academic...
Figure 1: Front cover of the first volume of Abū ‘l-Barakāt's Kitāb al-Mu'tabar (edited in Haydarabd, 1357/1938).
Abu ‘l-Barakat al-Baghdadi: Outline of a Non-Aristotelian Natural PhilosophyLEARN MORE
Abū 'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādā (flourished in the 11th-12th centuries in Baghdad) was a scholar of the Arabic-...
Figure 1: General view of the mosque.
Sheikh Zayed Great Mosque in Abu Dhabi: Islamic Architecture in the 21st CenturyLEARN MORE
A splendid mosque was erected recently at Abu Dhabi. Named after the late Sheikh Zayed al-Nahyan, the Mosque...
Figure 3: Front cover of Science Under Islam: Rise, Decline and Revival, by Sayyed Misbah Deen. Source: http://www.scienceunderislam.com.
Science under Islam: A Reflection on Past Brilliancy and Future RevivalLEARN MORE
This is a review of a book by Sayyed Misbah Deen, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science (Keele University),...
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...