Figure 1. A group of school children practice martial arts formation under the watch of their teacher in the Great Mosque of Xi'an. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_Chinese_martial_arts.
The Legacy of Muslim Kung Fu MastersLEARN MORE
An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by...
Figure 2. The Nestorian Church of St George the Exiler, North Cyprus (Image from www.cypnet.co.uk).
The Syriac-speaking Christians and the Translation of Greek Science into ArabicLEARN MORE
This article by Professor John Healey, describes the key role in the development of Muslim science which was...
Figure 1. A moon and sun figure of an Almanac. Topkapi Palace Museum, R 1711.
Scientific Contacts and Influences Between the Islamic World and Europe: The Case of AstronomyLEARN MORE
For more than a thousand years the Muslim East and the Christian West, notwithstanding the differences in...
Figure 1. Suleyman Pasa Madrasa, Iznik, Turkey.
How Islam Inspired Scientific AdvanceLEARN MORE
The impact of Islam permeated so many spheres of knowledge and produced phenomenal achievements that one is...
Figure 1. A class at the Gazanfer Aga Madrasa founded in 1566 (Image from Divan-i Nadiri, Topkapi Palace Museum Library, H. 899).
The Emergence of Scientific Tradition in IslamLEARN MORE
The definition and nature of science has long been an intriguing philosophical dilemma. In this essay Prof....
Transfer of Modern Science and Technology to the Ottoman StateLEARN MORE
This article will provide a short introduction to the history of scientific activities in the Ottoman world...