Fake miniatures depicting Islamic science are now found in the most august of libraries, museums, and history books
By Robert Spencer
The achievements of Islamic scientists are widely touted in the West today. Many people have pointed out that much of this is trumped-up, with the innovations of dhimmi Jews and Christians living in Islamic societies being touted as achievements of Islam, and with some supposed Islamic achievements simply being fabricated. This article reveals that this fabrication is actually an entire industry, and has fooled reputable authorities all over the West, so avid is today’s establishment Left to make people think well of Islam and not be concerned about jihad and Islamization.
“Forging Islamic science: Fake miniatures depicting Islamic science have found their way into the most august of libraries and history books. How?” by Nir Shafir, Aeon, September 11, 2018 (thanks to the Geller Report):
As I prepared to teach my class ‘Science and Islam’ last spring, I noticed something peculiar about the book I was about to assign to my students. It wasn’t the text – a wonderful translation of a medieval Arabic encyclopaedia – but the cover. Its illustration showed scholars in turbans and medieval Middle Eastern dress, examining the starry sky through telescopes. The miniature purported to be from the premodern Middle East, but something was off. Continue reading Fake Islamic Science Miniatures Popping Up Everywhere