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Astrolabe of cUmar ibn Yusuf al-Muzaffari, Rasulid period (1228–1454), dated A.H. 690/A.D. 1291 Yemen. Invented in ancient Greece, the astrolabe is a sophisticated tool for observing the position of the stars. In early Islam, when scientific studies flourished, astrolabes were vastly improved and came to be used to determine the correct times for Muslim prayers as well. Through Islamic Spain, the astrolabe was introduced to Europe.....

Astrolabe of cUmar ibn Yusuf al-Muzaffari, Rasulid period dated A. Invented in ancient Greece, the astrolabe is a sophisticated tool for observing the position of the stars.

Astrolabe of cUmar ibn Yusuf al-Muzaffari, Rasulid period (1228–1454).

Astrolabe of 'Umar ibn Yusuf ibn 'Umar ibn 'Ali ibn Rasul al–Muzaffari, Rasulid period dated A. cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver; The Metropolitan Museum.

El Palacio de la Aljafería - Zaragoza, España This is STUNNING! The Aljafería Palace is a fortified medieval Islamic palace built during the second half of the 11th century in the Moorish taifa of Zaragoza of Al-Andalus, which is now present day Zaragoza, Spain.

El Palacio de la Aljafería - Zaragoza, España - The Aljafería Palace is a fortified medieval Islamic palace built during the second half of the century in the Moorish taifa of Zaragoza of Al-Andalus, which is now present day Zaragoza, Spain.

Uzbekistan, Khiva, Ichan Qala, the Tosh Khovli Tach Khaouli palace.

Carved wooden columns of mosque by Kunya-Ark Palace. Ichan-Kala (the inner city of Khiva, Uzbekistan) century

Islamic Golden Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Arabic manuscript, Anatomy of the Eye, by al-Mutadibih, 1200 AD

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The Earliest Surviving Dated Astrolabe  927 – 928.  The earliest astrolabe. The astrolabe, an astronomical instrument used for observing planetary movements, was indispensable for navigation. A type of analog calculator, brass astrolabes were developed in the medieval Islamic world, and were also used to determine the location of the Kaaba in Mecca, in which direction all Muslims face during prayer. Planispheric, or flat, astrolabes, were more common than the linear or spherical types.

The Earliest Surviving Dated Astrolabe – An astronomical instrument used for observing planetary movements, was indispensable for navigation. A type of analog calculator, brass astrolabes were developed by mathematicians in the medieval Islamic world.

Zainab's Lounge - upfront blogging: Muslim scientists, doctors, academics of medieval Islamic world

Zainab's Lounge - upfront blogging: Muslim scientists, doctors, academics of medieval Islamic world

Medicine in the medieval Islamic world - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Medicine in the medieval Islamic world - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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