Banu Musa and the Science of Tricks

Banu Musa and the Science of Tricks. (2020).  

Banu Musa and the Science of Tricks features three of the most prominent and creative scientists of the golden age of Muslim civilisation; The Banu Musa brothers, who lived in 9th-century Baghdad and worked in the fields of mathematics, astronomy and mechanics. It brings to life one of their most famous books The Book of Ingenious Devices ‘Kitab Al-Hiyal: literally The Book of Tricks’, through showcasing some of the most amazing trick devices and machines and how they work.”

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The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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