Collection: Islamic History

This is the first comprehensive work is done on the important subject of navigation in any language. The author describes the scope and extent of the work, such as navigation, navigators, sea-voyages, boats, ships, ports, & coast. Further, Arabic words used in navigation, adaptation of foreign words from Persian, Hindi, Chinese, Greek, Latin, & etc. The subject headings are divided into: The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) Umayyads & Abbasids, navigable routes of the East, sea lore, literary investigations of Arab navigators. The equipment & implements for navigation, ship building yards, the decline of Arab navigation, and literature on navigation.