Copernicus and Arabic Astronomy: A Review of Recent Research

Copernicus and Arabic Astronomy: A Review of Recent Research

On the occasion of 464th anniversary of the death of Copernicus, we provide below a list of selected references to document the influence of Islamic astronomy, mainly that of the Maragha observatory, on the astronomical and mathematical models described by Copernicus in his ground breaking book published in 1543, and which is commonly believed to have changed the course of history of astronomy and our view of the universe.

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