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Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal. She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award. That someone who considers herself…Read more →

Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal. She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award. That someone who considers herself…Read more →

‘Ā’isha b. Abī Bakr (d. 678) In many ways, she is among the most controversial figures in early Islam, especially since the implications of her actions for women’s participation in scholarship, political life, and the public sphere clashed with later conservative conceptions of the role of women.

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‘Ā’isha b. Abī Bakr (d. 678) In many ways, she is among the most controversial figures in early Islam, especially since the implications of her actions for women’s participation in scholarship, political life, and the public sphere clashed with later conservative conceptions of the role of women.

"Wild Horses" wall decor for children by Helen Dardik for Oopsy Daisy, Fine Art for Kids $119

"Wild Horses" wall decor for children by Helen Dardik for Oopsy Daisy, Fine Art for Kids $119

2/3 "A large Persian Qu'ran, 19th century" means it was created in Persia . . the language is Arabic - it is a Qur'an. Scholarship recognizes that in translating, choices are made & original meaning can changed. A room full of native speakers of Arabic will disagree about the meaning of a verse of revelation. . .imagine how this is compounded by translation, or of translation of translations. This is not about being picky or nit-picking. It's about the role of scholarship in Islam. (A…

2/3 "A large Persian Qu'ran, 19th century" means it was created in Persia . . the language is Arabic - it is a Qur'an. Scholarship recognizes that in translating, choices are made & original meaning can changed. A room full of native speakers of Arabic will disagree about the meaning of a verse of revelation. . .imagine how this is compounded by translation, or of translation of translations. This is not about being picky or nit-picking. It's about the role of scholarship in Islam. (A…

QUR'AN KASHMIR, 18TH CENTURY Arabic manuscript on paper, 493ff. plus 3 fly-leaves, each folio with 12ll. of black naskh within interlinear double gold rules, text within gold and black rules, gold roundel verse markers, gold and polychrome illuminated marginal markers, sura headings in blue on gold ground, comments in nasta'liq within gold cloud, Persian red nasta'liq interlinear translation, openin bifolium heavily illuminated, in lacquer binding Text panel 18.2 x 8.8cm.;folio 26.1 x…

QUR'AN KASHMIR, 18TH CENTURY Arabic manuscript on paper, 493ff. plus 3 fly-leaves, each folio with 12ll. of black naskh within interlinear double gold rules, text within gold and black rules, gold roundel verse markers, gold and polychrome illuminated marginal markers, sura headings in blue on gold ground, comments in nasta'liq within gold cloud, Persian red nasta'liq interlinear translation, openin bifolium heavily illuminated, in lacquer binding Text panel 18.2 x 8.8cm.;folio 26.1 x…

Ibn Khaldoun, Amazigh Tunisian historiographer & historian who is often viewed as one of the forerunners of modern historiography, sociology & economics.    He is best known for his Muqaddimah (known as Prolegomenon in English), which was discovered, evaluated & fully appreciated first by 19th century European scholarship. Western scholars recognized him as one of the greatest philosophers to come out of the Muslim world.

Ibn Khaldoun, Amazigh Tunisian historiographer & historian who is often viewed as one of the forerunners of modern historiography, sociology & economics. He is best known for his Muqaddimah (known as Prolegomenon in English), which was discovered, evaluated & fully appreciated first by 19th century European scholarship. Western scholars recognized him as one of the greatest philosophers to come out of the Muslim world.

Taqi al-Din built the Istanbul observatory of Taqi al-Din in 1577, where he carried out astronomical observations until 1580. He calculated the eccentricity of the Sun's orbit and the annual motion of the apogee. His observatory was destroyed in 1580 due to the rise of a clerical faction which opposed or at least was indifferent to science.

Taqi al-Din built the Istanbul observatory of Taqi al-Din in 1577, where he carried out astronomical observations until 1580. He calculated the eccentricity of the Sun's orbit and the annual motion of the apogee. His observatory was destroyed in 1580 due to the rise of a clerical faction which opposed or at least was indifferent to science.

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