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A Sanctuary for Birds: Muslim Civilisation

Few creatures from the animal kingdom can live alongside humans in urb...

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The Back-Road Historic Mosques of China

In a country known for large numbers, it was a modest, round number th...

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An introduction to Early Islamic Society and Social Sciences

...in order to know or appreciate most developments of Muslim society ...

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Technology in sub-Saharan Cultures

Genetic and paleontological findings have concluded that Africa is the...

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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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Lighthouse of Alexandria in the sources from Islamic Civilisation

The Lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the wonders of the Ancient Worl...

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Nearly 3 Centuries old light system illuminates a sacred grave on Sun’s equinox

This year has been chosen as "International Year of Light (IYL2015)" b...

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Turkey: Home of TURQUOISE

"Did you know the word 'turquoise' is a French word that simply means ...

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BBC Travel: Where algebra got its name from

Amazing snapshots from Khiva (formally known as Khawarizm) in Uzbekist...

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BBC Four – The Dark Ages: An Age of Light – The Wonder of Islam

BBC Four: "The Dark Ages have been misunderstood. History has identifi...

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Mosque of Whirling Colours: A Mixture of Architecture and Art in Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque in Shiraz, Iran

There are numerous mosques all around the world. Each has a design of ...

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The Courtyard Houses of Syria

The courtyard house is one of the most enduring architectural forms, t...

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Architectural Links between East and West in Early Modern Times

In a programme broadcasted on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 14 February 2010, ...

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New Discoveries in the Islamic Complex of Mathematics, Architecture and Art

The complex of disciplines composed of mathematics, architecture and a...

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Islamic Art in Poland: The Kornik Castle

The article is about the famous Kornik Castle near Poznan, in Poland w...

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Sheikh Zayed Great Mosque in Abu Dhabi: Islamic Architecture in the 21st Century

A splendid mosque was erected recently at Abu Dhabi. Named after the l...

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The Seljuk Face of Anatolia: Aspects of the Social and Intellectual History of Seljuk Architecture

This article deals with the Seljuk Anatolian architecture and art. The...

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Sinan’s Acoustical Technology

This article gives the the results of a research project studying the ...

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