Remains of Fabriano (Italy) paper mill where handmade paper is still produced. This paper mill was one of the first to produce paper in Europe since 1276, after it was introduced by direct contact with the Muslim world (source).
Tentative Global Timeline of Contacts between the World of Islam and Western Europe: 7th -20th Cent.LEARN MORE
The following timeline presents a survey of Muslim presence in Europe from the 7th century CE until the 20th...
Figure 1: Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu during his talk at Padua University. Source: http://www.unipd.it/comunicazioni/honoris_causa/20061212_4.htm.
The History of Scientific InteractionLEARN MORE
The evolution of world politics since the last decade of 20th century and several substantial events...
Figure 1: Front cover of How Islam Created the Modern World by Mark Graham (2006). The picture depicts al-Razi stained on a glass window in Princeton University Chapel.
How Islam Created the Modern WorldLEARN MORE
In a clear and concise language, Mark Graham endeavours to show in his book How Islam Created the Modern...
Figure 1: Front cover of the book.
What Islam Did For UsLEARN MORE
This is a review of What Islam Did For Us: Understanding Islam's Contribution to Western Civilization, a book...
Figure 1: Extract from Jordanus' De planisphaeri figurationei. Source: http://www.ub.unibas.ch/kadmos/gg/pic/gg0287_009_txt.htm.
The Arabic Sources of Jordanus de NemoreLEARN MORE
The following article by Professors Menso Folkerts and Richard Lorch, from Munich University in Germany,...
Figure 1. Folio 2r of al-Hassâr's Kitâb al-Bayân bearing at the bottom both the Western and the Eastern Arabic forms of the nine numerals. Source: http://dewey.library.upenn.edu/sceti/ljs/PageLevel/index.cfm?ManID=ljs293&Page=3.
Al-Hassâr's Kitâb al-Bayân and the Transmission of the Hindu-Arabic NumeralsLEARN MORE
This article was a talk given at the 7th Maghrebi Colloque of the History of Arabic Mathematics held from 30...