1001 Inventions promotes an accurate understanding of the exceptional advances in science, technology and culture made by Muslim civilisation during the 1000+ years labelled The Dark Ages by Western tradition.
Discoveries made from the 7th to 17th centuries by multi-faith scientists in Muslim civilisation have had a huge but hidden influence on the modern world.
Knowledge from Assyrian, Babylonian, Chinese, Egyptian, Greek, Indian, Persian and Roman civilisations was highly prized in the Muslim world.
Men and women scholars advanced science by building upon the ancients and making breakthroughs that paved the way for the European Renaissance.
This Golden Age of Discovery in the Muslim World (southern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and to China) took place during the so-called Dark Ages of Europe.
Muslim civilisation promoted free-thinking, rationalism and tolerance. Many scholars expressed their faith by seeking to serve society and improve quality of life for others.