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Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the western world / John Freely.

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  • Additional Information
    • Abstract:
      Summary: The story of how the science of medieval Islam preserved and enhanced the knowledge acquired from Greece, Mesopotamia, India, and China during Europe's Dark Ages, and how that knowledge later influenced Western thinkers and contributed to the Renaissance
    • Content Notes:
      Science before science : Mesopotamia and Egypt -- The land of the Greeks -- The roads to Baghdad -- ʻAbbasid Baghdad : the House of Wisdom -- "Spiritual physick" -- From Baghdad to Central Asia -- The cure of ignorance -- Fatimid Cairo : the science of light -- Ayyubid and Mamluk Cairo : healing body and soul -- Ingenious mechanical devices -- Islamic technology -- Al-Andalus -- From the Maghrib to the Two Sicilies : Arabic into Latin -- Incoherent philosophers -- Maragha and Samarkand : spheres within spheres -- Arabic science and the European Renaissance -- Copernicus and his Arabic predecessors -- The scientific revolution -- The heritage of Islamic science
    • Notes:
      6 7
    • ISBN:
      9781848854529
    • Accession Number:
      auc.40706
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      FREELY, J. Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the western world. [s. l.]: I.B. Tauris, 2011. ISBN 9781848854529. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428. Acesso em: 4 jun. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Freely J. Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World. I.B. Tauris; 2011. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428. Accessed June 4, 2020.
    • APA:
      Freely, J. (2011). Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the western world. I.B. Tauris.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Freely, John. 2011. Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 217-229) and Index. I.B. Tauris. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428.
    • Harvard:
      Freely, J. (2011) Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the western world. I.B. Tauris (Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-229) and index). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428 (Accessed: 4 June 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Freely, J 2011, Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the western world, Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-229) and index, I.B. Tauris, viewed 4 June 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Freely, John. Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World. I.B. Tauris, 2011. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Freely, John. Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 217-229) and Index. I.B. Tauris, 2011. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Freely J. Light from the east : how the science of medieval Islam helped to shape the western world [Internet]. I.B. Tauris; 2011 [cited 2020 Jun 4]. (Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-229) and index). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat06450a&AN=auc.40706&custid=s8280428