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Dar Al-Shifaʾ Or Bimaristan? Islamic Hospitals Of Damascus, Sivas, And Cairo In The Twelfth And Thirteenth Centuries

Health And Architecture : The History Of Spaces Of Healing And Care In The Pre-Modern Era

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...The concept of alms giving or charity (sadaqa) was a fundamental component of religious belief and ethics in the medieval Islamic world.G. Lev and Yaacov Lev, “Politics, Education, and Medicine in Eleventh Century Samarkand. A Waqf Study...

The stepping stones of Fibonacci and the harmony of a line divided

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Introduction In the treatise Mysterium Cosmographicum (1596), Kepler (1571–1630 ce), the great astronomer, proclaimed that geometry had two great treasures: one...