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Ahmad Ibn Fadhlan in Northern Europe: A Survey of his Account of Russian Vikings in the 10th Century
One of the earliest detailed descriptions of Northern Europe is reported in the account written by the Arab Muslim writer and traveler Ahmad Ibn Fadhlan, who was sent in 921 CE as the secretary to an...
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Interview with Abdul Sahib Shakiry
The interview with Abdul Sahib Shakiry went along on his interests and activities as a promoter of Islamic...
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Figure 1. Ibn Battuta as imagined by a present day artist. Muslim Heritage Consulting ©
Ibn Battuta
The Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta is known as the greatest traveller of premodern times. He lived in the 8th...
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Scandinavia and Ibn Fadlan
This short article provides brief accounts of Ibn Fadlan's observation on Scandinavia and a people he calls...
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Figure 1. The entrance gate of Aleppo Citadel. (© Murat Özyildirim)
Aleppo Citadel: Glimpses of the Past
The Citadel of Aleppo is one of the oldest monuments in the world. It is the most famous historic...
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