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Mariam Al-Astrulabi: The 10th Century Muslim Woman Scientist Who Developed Navigational Devices called ‘Astrolabes’

Source: NUST Blog | Author: Hamza Khalid Mariam Al-Astrulabi was a Muslim scientist born in Syria in the 10th century who is famous for developing Astrolabes, navigational devices used to locate and predict the position of the sun, stars etc. and the determining of latitudes using local time and vice versa. Mariam Al-Astrulabi’s father

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Afraa’ Bint Ubayd: Mother of 7 Fighters

Afraa’ Bint Ubayd: Mother of 7 Fighters

Source: Islam.ru We are speaking today about a highly distinguished woman whose sons are identified by her instead of the normal identification by their father. Afraa’ belonged to Madinah where she married Al-Harith ibn Rifa’ah from the Najjar clan of the Khazraj. She gave him three sons: Mu'adh, Mu’awwidh and Awf.

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Story of the Unfortunate Mujahid

Ibn Kathir narrated, on the authority of Ibn al-Jawzi: "There was an unfortunate man from the Mujahidin who were fighting in the lands of the Romans. So, when the Muslims were in one of their expeditions and surrounding a land of the lands of the Romans, he looked to a woman of the

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