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24/08/2015 - 5:56pm

Ibn Sina, or Avicenna, lived in Hamadan and Jurjan from 980 to 1037 CE, and acquired great fame in mediaeval European medicine. His encyclopaedic book Al Qanun Fi Al-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine) was translated into Latin at the end of the 12th century CE, and became a reference source for medical studies in the universities of Europe for 500 years!

21/08/2015 - 12:56pm

A fascinating article about Venice‬ a few hundred years ago when it flourished as the hub of Europe’s trade with the lands to its east and south. It shows how Venice was a meeting point for commerce and culture‬, especially with the Muslim World.

12/08/2015 - 6:29pm

Amazing snapshots from Khiva (formally known as Khawarizm) in Uzbekistan. The birth place of the famous mathematician Al-Khawarizmi (780 – 850 CE). A prosperous centre of learning during the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation. (Source BBC)

03/08/2015 - 2:12pm

TIME TELLING MACHINES: Revealing 7 marvellous mechanical and water-powered clocks from early Muslim Civilisation. These sophisticated devices that defied the Middle Ages.

30/07/2015 - 3:38pm

Human life was highly valued during the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation. The core essence of healing at the time can be summarised by 11th- century Ibn Sina in his book Canon when he said: “Medicine is a science, from which one learns the states of the human body…

27/07/2015 - 9:12pm

Visitors to the China Science Festival in Beijing sample “Ibn al-Haytham‬’s ‪‎EyeScura‬” - a pin hole camera obscura at the "1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham" Zone.

24/07/2015 - 12:20pm

China’s largest science festival launches with the new production “1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham” as an anchor exhibition. 11th century Arab scholar Ibn al-Haytham was also unveiled as the official mascot of the 2015 China Science Festival.

24/07/2015 - 12:10pm

1001 Inventions releases new photograph of the late actor Omar Sharif on the set of the film “1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham” releasing later this year.

11/03/2015 - 1:57pm

Following a heart-warming welcome by the people of Kuwait, the ‪1001 Inventions‬ exhibition closed its doors to visitors after a month long residency at the Scientific Center of Kuwait.

11/03/2015 - 12:36pm

Al-Jazari's "The Book Of Knowledge Of Ingenious Mechanical Devices"

09/03/2015 - 1:01pm

Remembering Women from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation.

05/03/2015 - 1:46pm

1001 Inventions exhibition in Scientific Center in Kuwait will be open to the public until 7 March 2015.

05/03/2015 - 11:00am

‪‎Art‬ reconnects with ‪‎science‬ in honour of ‪‎IbnAlHaytham‬ at‪‎1001inventions‬ exhibition at The Scientific Center Of Kuwait at a special event celebrating the 1,000 years anniversary of the work of Ibn Al Haytham marking ‪‎UNESCO‬ ‪‎IYL2015‬