Do you know that Muslims made the first Pharmacy of the World during the Abassid Caliphate(Baghdad 754)

The first pharmacy to ever exist was established during the Abbasid caliphate Source -Reddit In Baghdad the first pharmacies, or drug stores, were established in 754, under the Abbasid Caliphate during the Islamic Golden Age. By the 9th century, these pharmacies were state-regulated.(Roman herbal medicine guidebook De Materia Medica of Dioscorides. Cumin & dill. c. 1334.) Pharmaceuticals is one of the most-researched fields in the academic industry, but the…

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6000 Ottoman era Photographs digitalised for study and Free Downloads
Pierre de Gigord Collection of Photographs of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, 1850-1958

6000 Ottoman era Photographs digitalised for study and Free Downloads

Interested in Ottoman Era ? In the 1980s the French collector Pierre de Gigord traveled to Turkey and collected thousands of Ottoman-era photographs in a variety of media and formats. The resulting Pierre de Gigord Collection is now housed in the Getty Research Institute, which recently digitized over 6,000 of the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs, making them available to study and download for free online. From albumen prints to…

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Al Madha ,The Spanish Mawlid Poem from 17th century

Al Madha  is a devotional poem commemorating the birth (mawlid) of the Prophet Muhammad from al-Andalus during the Morisco period (1500-1614). Since adherence to Islam was punishable by burning at the stake during this period of Spanish history, these poems are as much an example of resistance to the Inquistion and an assertion of Andalusi Muslim identity as they are indicative of the love of the Spanish Muslims for…

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“The Islamic Enlightment “- When Islam was Synonymous with Knowledge and Erudition

"The Islamic Enlightment "-When Islam was Synonymous with Knowledge and Erudition Author :Christopher de Bellaigue has worked as a journalist in south Asia and the Middle East, writing for the Economist, the Guardian, and the New York Review of Books. He is the award-winning author of four books, has made several BBC television and radio documentaries, and has been a visiting fellow at the universities of Harvard and Oxford.…

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Battle of Siffin-First Civil War of Muslims

Sunni Interpretation of The Battle of Siffin / the First Fitna or the  first Muslim civil war . According to Ibn Katheer in his book Al-Bidayah wan-Nihayah, Imam Ahmed was asked about what had happened between Muawiyah and Ali, he recited the Verse "That was a nation who has passed away. They shall receive the reward of what they earned and you of what you earned. And you will not…

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