Figure 1: Dome of the clocks in the courtyard of the of Umayyad Mosque in Damascus. © Bernard Gagnon (31 March 2010). (Source).
From Frankfurt and Cairo to Damascus: Recent Models of the Umayyad Mosque ClockLEARN MORE
From Frankfurt and Cairo to Damascus: Recent Models of the Umayyad Mosque Clock, The Umayyad Mosque Clock,...
Figure 1-2: Two pages of a manuscript of Kitab Tanqih al-Manazir by Kamal al-Din al-Farisi dated Ramadan 708 (February-March 1309). © Adilnor Collection. (Source).
Kamal al-Din Abu al-Hasan (or al-Hasan) al-FarisiLEARN MORE
In this short bio-bibliography of Kamal al-Din al-Farisi, Dr Saira Malik presents succinctly the life and...
Figure 1-2:Geoffrey Roper presenting his lecture in the "1001 Inventions" conference. © FSTC 2010.
Manuscripts and printing in the spread of Muslim scienceLEARN MORE
[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26...
Figure 2: Miniature showing an Ottoman horse archer, one of the most feared warriors of the middle ages. Note the archer's skill at shooting behind him while riding a horse. (Source)
Who Wrote the First “Useful” Archery Manual?LEARN MORE
In this article we will be looking at several handbooks on archery written in both the Islamic world and in...
Figure 1: Historical map of the Islamic west until 1100. Adapted from Atlas of Western Art History (New York, 1994, p. 87). (Source).
History, Culture and Science in Morocco: 11th-14th CenturiesLEARN MORE
The history of the Islamic west offers glorious pages of contribution to world history in various fields....
Samples of ancient Islamic ceramics in the Museum of Islamic Ceramics in Cairo. Four plates with drawings from Islamic Egypt: (a). Mamluk era, 11th century; (b). Fatimid era, 12th century; (c). Mamluk period, 11th century; (d). Fatimid times, 11th century. (Source).
Filling the Gap in the History of Pre-Modern Industry: 1000 Years of Missing Islamic IndustryLEARN MORE
Most educational systems, particularly those of Western countries, teach that industry was born in Europe and...