Qatar Digital Library is free to use and reuse.

This growing archive covers modern history and culture of the Gulf and wider region, available online for the first time.

This Month's Highlights

Negotiating the Origins of the Gulf’s Aviation Industry

Negotiation and improvisation formed the basis of the Gulf’s early aviation industry.

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This Month's Highlights

al-Bīrūnī: a high point in the Development of Islamic Astronomy

al-Bīrūnī’s Qānūn is the most complete astronomical encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. It represents the most successful attempt to correct and rewrite Ptolemy’s Almagest, and was based on the results of three centuries of research in Islamic lands.

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