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Today, Islamic manuscripts are to be found, not only in every Islamic country and in countries with large islamic minorities, but also throughout Europe and the Americas as well as in Japan and some non-Muslim African countries.

This enormous treasure is - in many areas - in danger of being destroyed through social upheavals, political conflicts, natural causes or simply lack of proper care. It is therefore of the utmost importance that it should be documented as soon as possible.

Al-Furqan Foundation supports the edition and publication of a wide selection of manuscripts of particular significance in the Islamic heritage and facsimile editions of well preserved important manuscripts, particularly those with marked aesthetic value.


Irshād al-ʿUjm li Aʿmāl al-Judhūr al-Ṣum: Guide to operations on irrational radicals for Neophytes, by Muḥammad b. Abī al-Fatḥ Muḥammad b. al-Sharqī Abī al-Rūḥ ʿĪsā b. Aḥmad al-Ṣūfī al-Shāfiʿī al-Miṣrī

Edited, annoted & introduced by Moustafa Mawaldi

The importance of this study is in its being one of the major academic accomplishments made by Muslim mathematicians in a rare specialised mathematical subject, namely the operations on Irrational Radicals for Neophytes, a concept which the author explains in detail, thus giving it a unique standing amongst other fields . . .


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Al-Rawḍah al-Firdawsiyyah wa’l-Ḥaḍrah al-Qudsiyyah by Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. Amīn al- Āqshaharī (739 A.H./1338 A.D.)

Edited & introduced by Qasim al-Samarrai

The book not only documents the history of the city of Madīnah, including that of the Prophet’s mosque, but it is also a book for pilgrims. It records the biographies and lineage of the peoples of the time. The book begins with a list of the traditions followed with respect to . . .

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The Fihrist of al-Nadīm (Abul-Farağ Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq) - First edition

Edited by Ayman Fuad Sayyid

“Al-Fihrist” by al-Nadīm is the most important and ground-breaking bibliographical work to survey in an unprecedented way the authorship in the Islamic World. The author – in the first ten articles - methodically presents the intellectual production of the Arabic-Islamic world and the contribution оf Muslim scholars to human civilisation . . .

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