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Aladdin's lamp :

by Freely, John.
, how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world / Edition statement:1st ed. Published by : Alfred A. Knopf, (New York :) Physical details: xi, 303 p. :bill., maps ; 25 cm. ISBN:9780307265340 (hc); 030726534X (hc).
Subject(s): Science -- Greece -- History. | Science -- Islamic countries -- History. | Science, Ancient. | Islam and science. | Greece -- History.
Year: 2009
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Q127 .G7 F74 2009 (Browse shelf) c. 1 Available A31111000023016

Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-288) and index.

Ionia : the first physicists -- Classical Athens : the school of Hellas -- Hellenistic Alexandria : the museum and the library -- From Athens to Rome, Constantinople, and Jundishapur -- Baghdad's house of wisdom : Greek into Arabic -- The Islamic Renaissance -- Cairo and Damascus -- Al-Andalus, Moorish Spain -- From Toledo to Palermo : Arabic into Latin -- Paris and Oxford I : reinterpreting Aristotle -- Paris and Oxford II : the emergence of European science -- From Byzantium to Italy : Greek into Latin -- The revolution of heavenly spheres -- The debate over the two world systems -- The scientific revolution -- Samarkand to Istanbul : the long twilight of Islamic science -- Science lost and found -- Harran : the road to Baghdad.

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