Salim Al-Hassani – 1001 Book Chief Editor


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The Story Begins – The Golden Age

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 12th September 2021

This article is extracted from CHAPTER ONE of 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization. This book shows, the knowledge of the scholars of Muslim civilization was far from lost. Thousands of precious documents…

Hospital Development In Muslim Civilisation

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 26th October 2020

The idea behind hospitals in the Muslim world a thousand years ago was to provide a range of facilities from treatments to convalescence, asylum, and retirement homes. They looked after all kinds of people, rich…

The Mystery of Hayy Ibn Yaqzan

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 19th August 2020

In early 12th-century Muslim Spain, a gifted philosopher, mathematician, poet, and medical doctor was born. Ibn Tufayl, or Abu Bakr ibn Abd al-Malik ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Tufayl al-Qaysi, to give his full name,…

Travellers and Explorers from a Golden Age

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 1st August 2020

Since the Quran said every able-bodied person should make a pilgrimage, or hajj, to Mecca at least once in their lifetime, thousands travelled from the farthest reaches of the Islamic empire to Mecca, beginning in…

Keep your distance – health lessons from the history of pandemics

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 8th April 2020

From a simple cold to a serious illness, humans have always lived with the risk of catching diseases from one another. Pandemics affecting millions are fortunately rare, but the bubonic plague of the 14th century…

The Birth of Modern Astronomy

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 18th January 2020

Some people, unaware of what was accomplished during Muslim civilisation, believe that astronomy died with the Greeks, and was brought to life again by Nicolas Copernicus, the 15th-century Polish astronomer who is famous for introducing…

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

by Salim Al-Hassani - 1001 Book Chief Editor Published on: 26th September 2017

New Annotated Reference (Text Only) Edition of 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilisation

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