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The Mystery of Hayy Ibn Yaqzan

In early 12th-century Muslim Spain, a gifted philosopher, mathematician, poet,…

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Web Of Words

This alphabet lists just some of the words that have…

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Libraries of the Muslim World (859-2000)

The Muslim World acquired the art of paper-making in the…

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Science in Adab Literature

A long standing topic of discussion among orientalists has been…

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Manuscript Review: The Law of Language, by Ibn Faris

Ibn Faris was a poet of merit and could also…

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Song of Suwari: Ode to West African Scholars

Although some contemporary historians may argue otherwise, in the past,…

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Ode to Ahmad Baba Al-Massufi

Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Takruri Al-Massufi al-Timbukti, otherwise commonly…

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The role of Ibn Sina (Avicenna)’s Medical Poem in the transmission of medical knowledge to medieval Europe

Were you aware that in the Medieval Islamic world, celebrated…

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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…

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The Sound Rules in Reading the Quran (Tajwid) in Qutb Al-Din al-Shirazi’s Music Notation

The Sound Rules in Reading the Quran (Tajwid) in Qutb Al-Din al-Shirazi’s Music Notation

In the Islamic world, starting from Al-Kindī (d. 874), Al-Fārābī…

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The Influence of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi on Ottoman Scientific Literature

The works of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi have always attracted the…

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Mulla Nasruddin Khodja a Major Character of Muslim Satiric Literature

Mullah Nasruddin Khodja is a wise man famous throughout the…

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Knowledge, Learning Institutions and Libraries in Islam: Book Publishing and Paper Making

This short article describes the high regard with which Muslim…

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Literature and Music in Muslim Civilisation

An outline of the main types of Arabic literature and…

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The Islamic Historical Literature

The narration of historical events and the reflexion upon their…

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