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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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Introduction to Turkish Motifs in Ottoman Times

On 13 and 14 January 2018 Ashfia Ashrif, Manchester based Artist and S...

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Oxford Museum of the History of Science Online Al-Mizan Exhibition

The Oxford Museum of the History of Science launched an online Al-Miza...

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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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Introduction to Islamic Art

One area where the genius of the Muslim civilisation has been recognis...

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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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Filling the Gap in the History of Pre-Modern Industry: 1000 Years of Missing Islamic Industry

Most educational systems, particularly those of Western countries, tea...

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The Influence of Islamic Culinary Art on Europe

This paper describes the results of a novel research on the Muslim inf...

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Beauty and Aesthetics in Islam

The Islamic civilisation allowed the development of autonomous norms o...

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The Art of Calligraphy in the Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Turks produced and perfected several varieties of Arabic scrip...

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Taj Mahal : The Architecture of Love

"The whole together appears like a most perfect pearl on an azure grou...

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Ziryab, the Musician, Astronomer, Fashion Designer and Gastronome

Abul-Hasan Alí Ibn Nafí, nicknamed Ziryab, was Chief Entertainer of ...

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Pottery, Ceramics and Glass

As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for cooking, l...

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Introduction to Muslim Art and Ornaments

Muslim art differs from the art of other cultures in the form and mate...

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