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Arab Origins of Cryptology
This article is the summary of a presentation given by Dr. Al-Suwaiyel at Oxford University. The presentation provides an insight into the works of Muslim Scholars on Cryptology in early Islamic...
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East Meets West in Venice
For much of the millennium before the rise of Portugal and Spain, Venice flourished as the hub of Europe's trade with the lands to its east and south. The profound mutual influences that resulted...
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Women's Contribution to Classical Islamic Civilisation: Science, Medicine and Politics
While there are numerous works on the role of Muslim women in jurisprudence (fiqh) and literature, there are also studies on Muslim women in education and in medicine - although on a much...
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Ottoman Contributions to Science and Technology
The Ottoman contribution to science and technology during their six hundred year rule is beyond measure. This article is a brief outline of just some of the Ottoman scientific activities and related...
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Al-Hassâr's Kitâb al-Bayân and the Transmission of the Hindu-Arabic Numerals
This article was a talk given at the 7th Maghrebi Colloque of the History of Arabic Mathematics held from 30...
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Rediscovering Arabic Science: Islamic Scientific Heritage in the last issue of Saudi Aramco World
In its current issue (May-June 2007), Saudi Aramco World, a magazine devoted to increase cross-cultural...
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The Appreciation of Arabic Science and Technology in the Middle Ages
This article describes the appreciation of Arabic science and technology in the Middle Ages through the...
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Scientific Transfer and Scholarship in Medieval Arabic Pharmacology
Arabic pharmacology, a branch of scientific literature dealing with the preparation and application of...
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The Legacy of Muslim Kung Fu Masters
An important legacy of Islam in China is represented by Muslim Kung Fu, developed throughout history by...
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The Syriac-speaking Christians and the Translation of Greek Science into Arabic
This article by Professor John Healey, describes the key role in the development of Muslim science which was...
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