Al-Qayrawan
Founded in 670 by Uqba bin Nafi, it was the seat of Arab...
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Umayyad Coins (661-750CE)
As part of a policy to unify the various regions under...
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Abbasid Coins (750-1258CE)
The Abbasid Dynasty experimented with different kinds of...
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Andalusian Coins (711-1494CE)
Muslims minted their first gold coins when they entered...
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Fatimid Coins (909-1171CE)
During the Fatimid Dynasty, Islamic coins were of such high...
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The Ottoman Han (Caravanserai) and Bazzars
The expansion of commerce in the Ottoman world necessitated...
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Muslims in Norman Sicily
When the Normans took control of Sicily from the Muslims,...
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Artillery Trade of the Ottoman Empire
Trade has no borders. During times of hostility between the...
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Islamic Development Bank 2012 Prizes for Science and Technology
In recognition of the crucial role of Science and...
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Book Review: “Debt - The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber
Economics textbooks claim that money was invented to...
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Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun
Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun is considered a forerunner of...
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