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View Resource Islam: Empire of Faith

To accompany its television program, PBS presents this Website. Islam: Empire of Faith aims to take a broad view of the many facets of ancient Islamic art and culture. The main sections of this site are Faith, Art, Innovation, and Profiles. In Innovation, users can read entries on the contributions made by Islam in the fields of Algebra & Trigonometry, Engineering, Astronomy, Medicine, and Paper &...
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Created and maintained by the Ahlul Bayt Digital Islamic Library Project (DILP), this nice website is designed to facilitate access to high-quality resources related to Islamic history, law, practice, and the societies of various Muslim peoples. The homepage is well designed, as it provides a general search engine, and an option to browse the site and its materials in four different languages. For...
View Resource Open Collections Program: Islamic Heritage Project

Working together with the generous support of Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, the Harvard University Library's Open Collections Program has digitized hundreds of Islamic manuscripts, maps, and published texts from the institution's vast holdings. All told, the project currently includes over 145,000 pages dating from the 13th to the 20th centuries CE. The documents are from many regions, including...