Books A-Z

A tremendous amount of books, films, articles were published in the last years on various aspects of Islamic culture, history and civilisation. The following survey presents a selected set of titles, with the necessary references and brief characterisation of their contents. The survey concentrates...
Table of contents 1. Setting the stage 2. Challenging the 'Great Gap' thesis 3. Extracts from the book      3.1. Foreword by Professor S. Todd Lowry      3.2. Introduction by Professor S.M. Ghazanfar 4. Table of Contents 5. References and further re...
Mohammed Abattouy* Figure 1: Front cover of Handsat Ūqlīdis fī aydin ‘arabiya (Euclid's geometry in Arabian hands) by Ahmad Salīm Sa‘īdān (Amman, 1991). Since the Histoire des mathématiques published beginning from 1758 by the French mathematicia...
The library of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, has published online a provisional catalogue of about 400 manuscripts of scientific interest in Latin, Arabic and other languages from the private collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Longboat Key, Florida. In 2001 I had the opportuni...

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