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Gaza at the Crossroad of Civilisations: Two Contemporary Views

by The Editorial Team Published on: 24th January 2009

Gaza, this tormented part of Palestine, land of suffering and resistance, is also a land of long history. This article presents two recent attempts to recover the ancient and medieval history of Gaza:...

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Ahmad Salim Sa‘idan: A Palestinian Historian of Arabic Mathematics

by Mohammed Abattouy Published on: 23rd January 2009

Since the middle of the 20th century, the history of Arabic mathematics evolved as a sub-field of history of science and became an area of a special expertise in which intermingled the skills of confi...

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Al-Muqaddasi: The Geographer from Palestine

by The Editorial Team Published on: 9th January 2009

A notable fact that should be remembered when we talk about the different areas of knowledge in Muslim heritage—and which should be emphasised in these troubled days marked by the tragic situation i...

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Stunning Ceilings from the Wonders of Islamic Architecture

by Cem Nizamoglu Published on: 11th October 1700

Discover ceilings from buildings inspired by Islamic architecture where looking up is a spellbinding experience! Each has a design and a story of its own. Most of them are distinctive and unique in r...