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The Clocks of Makkah Over Time

by Salim Al-Hassani Published on: 28th March 2022

Historical records on the clocks of Makkah (Mecca) are scarce. This paper brings together various scattered information from descriptions found in primary sources and from sketches found in old pilgrimage certificates, guides, and prayer books…

Rediscovering Arabic Science

by Richard Covington Published on: 12th August 2009

The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. The folder of 20 pages consists of several articles illustrated with a rich iconography and accompanied with illuminating…