Scientific works of the Islamic Golden Age: Astrological works of the Islamic Golden Age, Astronomical works of the Islamic Golden Age

 
9781233175703: Scientific works of the Islamic Golden Age: Astrological works of the Islamic Golden Age, Astronomical works of the Islamic Golden Age
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Astrological works of the Islamic Golden Age, Astronomical works of the Islamic Golden Age, Geographical works of the Islamic Golden Age, Mathematical works of the Islamic Golden Age, Medical works of the Islamic Golden Age, The Canon of Medicine, The Book of Healing, Book of Optics, Piri Reis map, Al-Tasrif, Book of Ingenious Devices, Principles of Hindu Reckoning, The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing, The Meadows of Gold, Zij, Book of the Ten Treatises of the Eye, Tabula Rogeriana, Zij-i Ilkhani, Zij-i Sultani, Zakhireye Khwarazmshahi, Book of Roads and Kingdoms, De Gradibus, Rihla, Anatomy Charts of the Arabs, Mu'jam Al-Buldan, Kitab al-Rawd al-Mitar. Excerpt: The Book of Optics (Arabic: ‎ (كتاب المناظر); Persian: (کتاب منظره‌ها); Latin: De Aspectibus or Opticae Thesaurus: Alhazeni Arabis; Italian: Deli Aspecti) is a seven-volume treatise on optics and other fields of study composed by the medieval Muslim scholar Alhazen (965- c. 1040 AD). The Canon of Medicine is an encyclopedia of Galenic medicine in five books compiled by Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) and completed in 1025. It presents a clear and organized summary of all the medical knowledge of the time. Originally written in Arabic language, the book was later translated into a number of other languages, including Latin, Chinese, Hebrew, German, French, and English. The Canon is considered one of the most famous books in the history of medicine. Also known as the Qanun, which means "law" in both Arabic and Persian, the Canon of Medicine remained a medical authority up until the 18th century and early 19th century. It set the standards for medicine in Europe and the Islamic world, and is Avicenna's most renowned written work. Qanun was used at many medical schools-at University of Montpellier, France, as late as 1650. Much of the book w...

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