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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche "Read: In the name of your Lord Who creates, creates man from a clot. Read: And your Lord is the Most Bounteous, Who teaches by the use of the pen, teaches man that which he knew not." Quran 96:105 The...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Islam and Science by Salah Zaimeche For a society, or its individuals, to achieve any stride, any progress, any accomplishment, whatever its nature, in peace or at war, economic or personal, they require a strong incentive. Islam provided...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: An Introduction to Muslim Science by Salah Zaimeche Unlike their successors and some of today's `historians', the Muslims never denied the contribution of other races and peoples to the rise and spread of science. Science and learning...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: An Introduction to Muslim Science by Salah Zaimeche There is a major fallacy in the concept of the 'Dark Ages'. Haskins (endnote 3), followed by scores of other scholars, demonstrated that Europe experienced its revival in the twelfth...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: An Introduction to Muslim Science by Salah Zaimeche The brilliant Greek civilisation encompassed subjects such as philosophy, mathematics, geography, astronomy and medicine. Archimedes, Aristotle, Euclid, Socrates, Galen, and Ptolemy are...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Al-Qayrawan (Tunisia) by Salah Zaimeche Qayrawan is, according to Al-Idrisi, 'mother of cities and capital of the land, is the greatest city in the Arab West, the most populated, prosperous and thriving with the most perfect buildings...' One...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Aspects of the Islamic Influence on Science and Learning in the Christian West (12th-13th century) by Salah Zaimeche   Traditional Western History The history of science and civilisation according to traditional Western writing and...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Aspects of the Islamic Influence on Science and Learning in the Christian West (12th-13th century) by Salah Zaimeche   A general picture of the legacy of the East before and during Islamic times is described by Wickens: “In the...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Aspects of the Islamic Influence on Science and Learning in the Christian West (12th-13th century) by Salah Zaimeche The role of Sicily in the transfer of Muslim science to the West has been well studied by Michelle Amari, but unfortunately...
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Summarised extracts from a full article: Aspects of the Islamic Influence on Science and Learning in the Christian West (12th-13th century) by Salah Zaimeche   The best work on the influence of the Eastern Islamic thought on Western Christendom during the Crusades is by a German:...
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