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The Resource Aladdin's lamp : how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world, John Freely

Aladdin's lamp : how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world, John Freely

Label
Aladdin's lamp : how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world
Title
Aladdin's lamp
Title remainder
how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world
Statement of responsibility
John Freely
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freely, John
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.G7
LC item number
.F74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science, Ancient
  • Greece
  • Islam and science
Label
Aladdin's lamp : how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world, John Freely
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-288) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn232980727
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 303 p.
Isbn
9780307265340
Lccn
2008042743
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a310676
  • (OCoLC)232980727
Label
Aladdin's lamp : how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world, John Freely
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-288) and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn232980727
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 303 p.
Isbn
9780307265340
Lccn
2008042743
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a310676
  • (OCoLC)232980727

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