WEBINAR SERIES: On the Shoulders of Eastern Giants

20th October 2011, 16:00 - 16:45


100 Inventions Book V4, Text only. Kindle Edition

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Al-Jahiz and the Book of Animals

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Ibn Al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See

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1001 Inventions to Celebrate the British Science Week 2018

Cures from the East Educational Event to be Organised for Schools in London

1001 Inventions and the Book of Animals

A Wondrous Journey of Discovery with 9th-century Explorer Al-Jahiz

‘1001 Inventions and the Book of Animals’ is an educational initiative created by 1001 Inventions. It brings to life one of the oldest books written in Arabic about animals to help inspire curiosity in children and to promote caring for all living things.

Find out more about Al-Jahiz

Top 5 Mega Cities on the Silk Road

by Matrakci (Source)

Ibn Sina’s 'Canon' book, a medical reference in Europe for 500 years!

Inside image of the Canon of Medicine book (Image Source)

The Islamic Roots of Modern Pharmacy by David W Tschanz

A pharmacist prepares medicines to treat a patient suffering from smallpox in this illustration from a 17th-century Ottoman manuscript of Ibn Sina’s Canon of Medicine. 

Top 5 Medical Books on Healthy Living from Muslim Civilisation

Similar manuscripts of work on anatomy contained illustrated chapters on five systems of the body: bones, nerves, muscles, veins and arteries. This page depicts the arteries, with the internal organs shown in watercolors