Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science

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The Arabic contribution is fundamental to the history of science, mathematics and technology, but until now no single publication has offered an up-to-date synthesis of knowledge in this area. In three fully-illustrated volumes the Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science documents the history and philosophy of Arabic science from the earliest times to the present day. The set as a whole covers seven centuries. Thirty chapters, written by an international team of specialists from Europe, America, the Middle East and Russia cover such areas as astronomy, mathematics, music, engineering, nautical science and scientific institutions.Yusuf, the brother of Muhammad II, who was a great lover of books on mathematics and astronomy but was forced to hide his ... 1360), who was born in Crevillente (Alicante) when the town was already in the hands of the Christians, and who learned surgery a#39;from a large number of excellent practitioners of this manual art who were Christiansa#39;, among whom was a certain master Baznad ( Bernat?)anbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science
Author:Roshdi Rashed
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-09-11


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