1848854528
Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the Western world / John Freely.
Freely, John.
2011
London : I.B. Tauris,
9781848854529 (hbk.) : 1848854528 (hbk.) :
'Light from the East' tells the story of how Islamic science, which began with the translation of Greek manuscripts into Arabic in eighth-century Baghdad, preserved and enhanced the knowledge acquired from Greece, Mesopotamia, India and China.
xii, 238 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Loading...
Users who borrowed this title also borrowed
Other titles by the author
Similar titles
1785782029
Masood, Ehsan, author.
0826490239
Koch, Richard, 1950-
0330444530
0300136595
Bynum, W. F. 1943-
0349143021
Luce, Edward, 1968- author.
1910701874
Harari, Yuval N., author.
0349107033
Sagan, Carl, 1934-
1784703931
Harari, Yuval N., author.
0140282580
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962.
0199290679
Morgan, Philip D., 1949-
1846141613
0300197136
Bynum, W. F. 1943- author.

Language Language