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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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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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When the World was Upside Down: Maps from Muslim Civilisation

Great scholars from Muslim Civilisation, indeed, turned the world upsi...

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Buried Evidence: Islamic Viking Burial Garments

As predicted in our previous article dating back to May 2015, addition...

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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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Marrakesh

It is highly crucial to begin this article by the following point whic...

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Islamic Foreshadowing of Evolution

...in this article, I will summarise the key elements of the modern sc...

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Mega Cities on the Silk Road

Throughout history, trade routes played a central role in the transfer...

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Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr

Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit up...

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al-Jahiz’s Book of Animals: The transcendent value of disgust

Jeannie Miller, an assistant professor in the department of near & Mid...

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World Water Day

Water is life... there are a few things that every human being agrees ...

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The Unpublished Works of Arabic Geography: An Overview and a Classification

Islamic geographical texts are not only valuable in terms of geographi...

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Ecology in Islamic Culture: A Selected Critical Bibliography

The studies on the Islamic view of environment protection and the link...

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Piri Reis: A Genius 16th-Century Ottoman Cartographer and Navigator

Piri Reis is a well known Ottoman-Turkish admiral, geographer and cart...

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Al-Muqaddasi and Human Geography: An Early Contribution to Social Sciences

Recent scholarly interest in the genesis of social sciences in Islamic...

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1000 Years Amnesia: Environment Tradition in Muslim Heritage

In a seminar organised by the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies in 11 J...

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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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Aleppo

Halab [said Al-Muqaddasi, in 985] is an excellent, pleasant and well f...

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