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Taqi al-Din Ibn Ma’ruf: Survey on his Works and Scientific Method

Being in form a bio-bibliographical essay on the life and works of Taq...

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Taqi al-Din Ibn Ma’ruf: A Bio-Bibliographical Essay

This article is a bio-bibliographical essay on the life and works of T...

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1001 Cures – Introduction

Islamic civilisation developed a system of healthcare that, at its apo...

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Manuscript Review: Farthest Perception in the Comprehension of Heavens, by Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi

With all the weight of his knowledge, Qutub al-Din preferred to be a m...

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Embedding Scientific Ideas as a Mode of Science Transmission

I used the discipline of astronomy as a template to record the transmi...

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Constantine the African and the Qayrawani doctors: Contribution of the ‘Phoenicians’ of North Africa to Latin Medicine in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

When a sixteenth-century medical writer referred to Phoenicians, along...

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Manuscript Review: The Clear Exposition of the Principles of Accountability, by Ibn al-Ukhuwwah

[Ibn al-Ukhuwwah] provides a summary of the positive and negative inju...

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Hydraulic Imagery in Medieval Arabic Texts

The Arabic reports about irrigation, dams and water-powered machines f...

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The Science of Al-Biruni

Al-Biruni was so far ahead of his time that his most brilliant discove...

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Manuscript Review: The Book on Public Finance, by Abu `Ubayd Al-Harawi

Abu `Ubayd's work is much more comprehensive in the subject of public ...

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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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Manuscript Review: Treatise on ‘The Alive Son of the Awake’, by Ibn Tufayl

Besides [Ibn Tufayl's] contributions in medicine, he is best known for...

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Manuscript Review: The Discourse of Listener and Speaker on the Etiquette of Learning and Learner, by Ibn Jama’ah

It was in the year 672 A.H. (1273 A.C.) that Qadi Ibn Jama'ah complete...

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Manuscript Review: Instruction of the Learner; The Method of Learning, by Al-Zarnuji

Zarnuji’s work represents a landmark in the history of Pedagogy in t...

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Manuscript Review: The Detailed Treatise on Matters Concerning Learners and Guidelines for Teachers and Learners, by Al-Qabisi

Al-Qabisi was the inventor of the concept and practice of 'Co-operativ...

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Arab Origins of Cryptology

This article is the summary of a presentation given by Dr. Al-Suwaiyel...

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1001 Cures Book launch at The Royal Society in London during the British Science Week

To celebrate the launch of 1001 Cures; Contributions in Medicine & Hea...

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From Baghdad to Barcelona: The Anxiety of Influence in the Transmission of the Greek and Arabic Sciences

Drawing on Harold Bloom’s model of poetic influence and supersession...

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