"Highly Prized Knowledge", artistic impression

1001 Inventions

1001 Inventions
London, United Kingdom

Artist's impression of a group of learners in the golden age of Muslim civilisation, by Ali Amro.

Ibn al-Haytham lived at a golden age of science and innovation in the Muslim world. Knowledge was highly prized. In Basra for example, the birth place of Ibn al-Haytham, the library held more than 15,000 books which included ancient works that were translated into Arabic.


  • Title: "Highly Prized Knowledge", artistic impression
  • Original Source: 1001 Inventions
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