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1001 Cures – Introduction

Islamic civilisation developed a system of healthcare that, at its apo...

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Manuscript Review: ‘The Indica’ or ‘Al-bayruni’s India,’ by Al-Bayruni​

Bayruni conducted advanced research and wrote original standard works ...

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Manuscript Review: The Book on Public Finance, by Abu `Ubayd Al-Harawi

Abu `Ubayd's work is much more comprehensive in the subject of public ...

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1001 Cures Book launch at The Royal Society in London during the British Science Week

To celebrate the launch of 1001 Cures; Contributions in Medicine & Hea...

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1001 Cures: Contributions in Medicine and Healthcare from Muslim Civilisation

1001 Cures: Contributions in Medicine and Healthcare from Muslim Civil...

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Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook

The Kanz al-fawāʾid fī tanwīʿ al-mawāʾid is a 14th century Egyp...

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Arabic Medicinal Manuscripts of Pre-Colonial Northern Nigeria: A Descriptive List

West African Muslim scholars produced a number of Arabic works relatin...

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Ibn al-Nafis, the Pulmonary Circulation, and The Islamic Golden Age

Ibn al-Nafis (1213-1288) was an Arab physician who made several import...

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New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions Book

New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions: The En...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions Book

New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions: The En...

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Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage Symposium

“Science and Engineering in the Islamic Heritage”, a Symposium org...

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From Petra back to Makka – From “Pibla” back to Qibla

A critique of Dan Gibson, Early Islamic Qiblas: A Survey of mosques bu...

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Manuscript Review: The Book of Routes and Kingdoms, by Ibn Khordadbeh

[Ibn Khordadbeh] grew up to be a knowledgeable scholar, and during the...

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Manuscript Review: The Catalogue (Al Fihrist), by Al-Nadim

AL-FIHRIST is to be regarded the first standard subject-wise 'catalogu...

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1001 Inventions New Children’s Book Selected as Best Biography

Junior Library Guild Honours National Geographic Readers Book on Ibn a...

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Manuscript Review: The Clear Exposition of the Principles of Accountability, by Ibn al-Ukhuwwah

[Ibn al-Ukhuwwah] provides a summary of the positive and negative inju...

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Professors Al -Hassani and Professor Abattouy awarded prestigious King Abdullah’s Award for Translation

The annual King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Award for Transla...

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Manuscript Review: The Discourse of Listener and Speaker on the Etiquette of Learning and Learner, by Ibn Jama’ah

It was in the year 672 A.H. (1273 A.C.) that Qadi Ibn Jama'ah complete...

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Manuscript Review: The Law of Language, by Ibn Faris

Ibn Faris was a poet of merit and could also write in fine prose style...

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Medical Books on Healthy Living from Muslim Civilisation

If you think medical advice on healthy living - good nutrients, exerci...

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World Book Day 2016 (UK & Ireland)

World Book Day is a yearly event first week of March, "designated by U...

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National Geographic and 1001 Inventions Publish “Ibn al-Haytham” Children’s Book

"Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See" releasing in 2016...

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The Mechanical Corpus of Al-Isfizārī in the Sciences of Weights and Ingenious Devices: New Arabic Texts in Theoretical and Practical Mechanics

Editorial note: This article needs to be read in conjunction with the ...

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Manuscript Review: The Book of Musical Modes, by Al-Urmawi

[Al-Urmawi] was the greatest of music theorists. He was the pioneer of...

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Manuscript Review: Instruction of the Learner; The Method of Learning, by Al-Zarnuji

Zarnuji’s work represents a landmark in the history of Pedagogy in t...

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Professor Devin Stewart: The Fihrist of Ibn al-Nadīm and the Transmission of Knowledge in the Islamic World

On Wednesday 22nd April, a public lecture exploring “The Fihrist of ...

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On 23 April the World Celebrates the Book

World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day is a yearly event on 23...

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Ibn Sina’s The Canon of Medicine

The Sheikh al-Ra'is Sharaf al-Mulk Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn b. ‘Abd Alla...

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The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13

The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13 - International Journal for the History of the ...

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The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13

FSTC is pleased to bring to the attention of readers the availability ...

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Manuscript Review: Farthest Perception in the Comprehension of Heavens, by Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi

With all the weight of his knowledge, Qutub al-Din preferred to be a m...

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Manuscript Review: The Detailed Treatise on Matters Concerning Learners and Guidelines for Teachers and Learners, by Al-Qabisi

Al-Qabisi was the inventor of the concept and practice of 'Co-operativ...

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Book Release: Publication of the Complete Critical Edition of Al-Isfizārī’s Corpus of Mechanics

Last November 2013, the world has seen a new unique publication. The ...

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Manuscript Review: Treatise on ‘The Alive Son of the Awake’, by Ibn Tufayl

Besides [Ibn Tufayl's] contributions in medicine, he is best known for...

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Lecture on Timbuktu Manuscripts at Al-Furqan Foundation

Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation organizes on Wednesday 6th March...

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British Prime Minister David Cameron in Dar Al-Hekma College, Jeddah

British Prime Minister David Cameron, who arrived in Jeddah on Novembe...

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Islamic Manuscripts in the Schoenberg Collection at Pennsylvania University

The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection at the University of Pennsylvani...

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Book Review: “Debt – The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber

Economics textbooks claim that money was invented to replace onerous a...

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Manuscript Review: The Book on the Soul, by Ibn Bajjah

Besides philosophy and mathematics, Ibn Bajjah was well-versed in bota...

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Jewels of Muslim Calligraphy: Book Review of “Female Calligraphers: Past & Present by Hilal Kazan”

This is a review of the book prepared by Hilal Kazan for the Istanbul ...

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National Geographic Releases New 1001 Inventions Book

25th January 2012, Washington, DC – The latest edition of the best-s...

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Book Review of “Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq’s Tenth-century Baghdadi Cookbook” by Nawal Nasrallah

Written nearly a thousand years ago, Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq's tenth-cent...

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‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)

The physician, scientist and philosopher, ‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tab...

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Book review of Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man by Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan

In Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man, Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan outl...

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Manuscript Review: The Book of Observations and Admonitions, by Ibn Sina

[Ibn Sina] flourished as a great physician and philosopher, but was al...

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Book Review of Dr. Toygar Akman’s “Cybernetics”

"Cybernetics: Past, Present, Future" published by Toygar Akman, a reno...

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Book Review of ‘Islamic Gardens and Landscapes’ by D. Fairchild Ruggles

Ranging across poetry, court documents, agronomy manuals, and early ga...

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Rebuttal by the FSTC to Edward Rothstein’s Article

Rebuttal by the Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation to ...

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New Book by Jim Al-Khalili – Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science

For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. I...

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Book review: Ibn al-Haytham and the New Optics

This is a book review of Ibn El-Heysem ve Yeni Optik (Ibn al-Haytham a...

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Manuscripts and printing in the spread of Muslim science

[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our...

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Charles Burnett Publishes a New Book on the Arabic-Latin Transmission

The book Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages: The Translators and the...

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1001 Inventions Book Continues its Way in the Media: Two Recent Reviews

In the following, we republish two recent and very elogious reviews of...

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How Islamic Learning Transformed Western Civilization: Review of ‘The House of Wisdom’

In February 2009, Jonathan Lyons published 'The House of Wisdom', a ri...

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Book Review of ‘Ottoman Women – Myth and Reality’ by Asli Sancar

Aise Asli Sancar, a renowned writer and lecturer on women's issues has...

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Book Review of ‘Egyptology: The Missing Millennium’ by Okasha El-Daly

Egyptology: The Missing Millennium published by Okasha El Daly is an i...

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Shining light upon light

Two science histories dissect the transfer of knowledge between the Gr...

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Book Review of The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science by Arun Bala

The book "The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science...

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Turkish Cuisine: A Book Review

Turkish cuisine is largely the heritage of Ottoman cuisine, which can ...

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A Jewel of Ottoman Naval History: The Book of Kâtib Çelebi on Naval Campaigns

This is a review of the book prepared by Prof. Dr. Idris Bostan for th...

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A ‘Gap-Filling’ Book on Islamic Economic Thought

This book is a collection of previously-published papers on the origin...

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Dr. Farouk El-Baz receives 1001inventions book

Dr. Farouk El-Baz receives 1001inventions book...

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A Compendium of Knowledge about Islamic Civilization: Its History, Contributions, and Influence

An extensive compendium of literature on Islamic civilization, the boo...

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The Thistle and the Crescent by Bashir Maan: A Book Review

Information on the long and varied relationship between Islam and Scot...

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Science under Islam: A Reflection on Past Brilliancy and Future Revival

This is a review of a book by Sayyed Misbah Deen, Emeritus Professor o...

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Seeking Seamless Scientific Wonders: Review of Emilie Savage-Smith’s Work

Najma Kazi reviews some salient aspects of Emilie Savage-Smith's work....

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A Treasure of World Heritage: Islamic Manuscripts in the Kandilli Observatory

This is a review of a book bringing to light a collection of about 130...

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A Wealth of Scholarship: Recent Publications in Islamic Art, Culture and History

This is a general review of some 23 recent publications (books, films,...

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How Islam Created the Modern World

In a clear and concise language, Mark Graham endeavours to show in his...

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What Islam Did For Us

This is a review of What Islam Did For Us: Understanding Islam's Contr...

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A New Book on the Ottoman Military History: Guns for the Sultan by Gábor Ágoston

Ágoston's book provides new insights into the Ottomans' approach to n...

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A New Book by George Saliba: Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance

This article reviews the new book Islamic Science and the Making of th...

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The Book of Water (Kitab Al-Ma’a)

Kitab Al-Ma'a, a strange title for the first known Encyclopedia of Med...

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The Great Book Collectors

The Muslims were great book collectors, and in all the larger towns th...

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