Dr Salim Ayduz presenting his lecture.
Muslim Contributions to Modern CivilisationLEARN MORE
Dr Salim Ayduz, researcher at FSTC, presented on Tuesday 9 February 2010 a conference on the Muslim...
Figure 1: HRH Prince Charles of Wales. (Source).
One Thousand Years of Missing HistoryLEARN MORE
The following essay aims to alert communities as to the particular significance of the Muslim civilisation...
Figure 1: Fig. 1: Illustration of Kuttab School in a mosque, from the 7th maqama of al-Hariri's Maqamat. This manuscript, copied and illustrated by al-Wasiti, was executed in Baghdad in 1237. MS. ar. 5847 f. 18v., Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris. Islamic science developed thanks to a good system of knowledge diffusion through education. (Source).
Rediscovering Arabic ScienceLEARN MORE
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic...
Front cover of The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization by Jonathan Lyons (Bloomsbury, 2009).
How Islamic Learning Transformed Western Civilization: Review of 'The House of Wisdom'LEARN MORE
In February 2009, Jonathan Lyons published 'The House of Wisdom', a riveting history which reveals the vital...
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...
Pericardial Pathology 900 Years Ago: A Study and Translations from an Arabic Medical TextbookLEARN MORE
This is a study and translation of the section on pericarditis in Kitab al-taysir fi al-mudawat wa-'l-tadbir...