- How did scientific ideas pass from the Islamic world to the European Renaissance during the 15th and 16th centuries?
- What is the connection between mathematical innovations produced in the Islamic world and mathematical astronomy during the Renaissance?
- Did Copernicus make use of the achievements of Arabic/Islamic scholars? And did his 16th century counterparts do the same?
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Text of the Lecture of Professor Roshdi Rashed in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social Cohesion marking the 1001 Inventions Exhibition at the House of Parliament, 15th of October 2008, Church House, London, UK.
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