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The Enterprise of Science in Islam.

By: HOGENDIJK, Jan P.; Abdelhamid I. SABRA (eds.).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, MIT Press, (2003).: 2003

Seller ID: S11756

ISBN: 0262194821


Series: Dibner Institute in the History of Science. 8vo. xxii, 386 pp. Figs., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 9780262194822 [BH] View more info

The Observatory in Islam and its place in the general history of the observatory.

By: SAYILI, Aydin.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1981.: 1981

Seller ID: RH1475

ISBN: 0405139519


Facsimile of: Ankara, 1960. Series: The Development of Science, Sources for the History of Science. 8vo. xi, 472 pp. 7 plates, index. Beige/tan cloth stamped in red. Fine. RARE. ISBN: 0405139519 View more info

Al-Biruni Commemorative Volume. Proceedings of the International Conference held in Pakistan on the occasion of Millenary of Abu Raihan Muhammad ibn Ahmad el-Biruni (973-ca.1051 A.D.) November 26, 1973 thru' December 12, 1973. Editor: Hakim Mohammed Said.

By: [Al-Biruni].

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pakistan:, Hamdard Foundation; Ministry of Education; UNESCO, (1979).: 1979

Seller ID: RH1435


Thick 8vo. [iv], 844 pp. 14 pages of illus. Cloth, dust-jacket; hinges repaired. Very good. Very scarce. "Over seventy scholarly papers were presented at the Congress . . ." Al-Biruni "is probably the most prominent of the Muslim scientists who characterize the Golden Age of Islamic Science. A versatile genius, he was equally at home in history, geography, medicine, pharmacy, physics, astronomy, mineralogy and mathematics, and has written over one hundred and eighty works of high scientific value in all these branches of study. His calculation of the circumference of the earth, tr... View more info