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...The field in which Arab and Persian contributions to progress was most widely acknowledged in the West was science. In spite of criticisms which started in the Renaissance and increased during the scientific revolution preceding...
...Kitab al-Musta‘ini, or Kitab al-adwiyah al-mufradah (Book of Simples), is a treatise on medical remedies and drugs which draws on the learning of earlier Arab scholars such as Ibn Butlan, Al-Kindi and Al-Biruni, as well as classical Greek...
...A joint production by the English polymath John Dee and the Italian mathematician Federico Commandino of this fragment 'On the division of surfaces', based on a manuscript attributed to a Muḥammad al-Baghdādī. 'The only other work of Euclid...
...Very rare edition ( the first, virtually unobtainable, had appeared in Venice, 1497). The treatise is a commentary on the famed Tahāfut al-Tahāfut, in which Averroes (1126–1198) defends the use of Aristotelian philosophy within Islamic...
...Second edition (first, 1490, p[er] Joannem de Forlivio [et] Gregorius fratres), the issue with the corrected register. The "al-Taysir" was edited by Hieronymus Surianus and magister Paravicinus Patavinus, together with Averroes...
...The entire text of this rare and important medieval Arabic text copied by an eighteenth-century Spanish Orientalist. The most important work on Spanish agriculture and horticulture in the Middle Ages, written by an Arab living in Seville...
...Second edition of this elaborate twelfth-century compilation on Materia medica from Byzantine and Muslim sources. According to Saton "It is strange that [Serapion the Younger] is not mentioned by Muslim biographers. It has been suggested...
...Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Sīnā (c. 980−1037), commonly known in the West as Avicenna, was a Bukharan polymath and is widely considered to be the most important and influential scientist of the Islamic Golden...
...One of the very rare, early editions of the most extensive medical treatises of the middle ages, in the Latin translation by Gerard of Cremona (1180s). The Canon of Medicine remained a medical authority for centuries. It set the standards...
...First French edition of the lengthy treatise on agronomy written in Seville around AD 1200. It was exclusively in Spain that an agricultural literature in the Arabic language was created and developed, particularly during the 11th and 12th...