Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr
Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first...
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Muslim History and Historians Part 2: Early and Medieval Muslim Historians
This part deals with the first half of Muslim historians....
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The House of Wisdom: Baghdad’s Intellectual Powerhouse
The heyday of Baghdad was 1,200 years ago when it was the...
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Malika II: Radiyya bint Iltutmish
Popularly referred to as Razia Sultana, this is the...
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Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal...
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A Tale of Two Civilisations: The Viking and the Muslim World
Dating back to March 2015, news regarding the discovery of...
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Ode to Sheikh Abdul al-Amawi: The Old Man of Barawa
In this article, Natty Mark Samuels explores the life and...
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President of FSTC at Edinburgh Arab Festival
1001 Inventions Versus 1001 Nights: Keynote Speech, by...
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This is a close up view of a famous map drawn by&nbsp;Abraham Cresques&nbsp;in 1375 in Europe, which depicts&nbsp;Emperor Mansa Musa&nbsp;(<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Cresques" target="_blank">Source</a>)
Song of Suwari: Ode to West African Scholars
Although some contemporary historians may argue otherwise,...
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