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eBook From Deferent to Equant: A Volume of Studies in the History of Science in the Ancient and Medieval Near East in Honor of E.S. Kennedy download ISBN: 0897663969
Author: David A. King
Publisher: New York Academy of Sciences (June 1, 1987)
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The volume contains some 35 articles on astronomy and mathematics in the ancient and medieval Near East by distinguished scholars of divers nationalities

The volume contains some 35 articles on astronomy and mathematics in the ancient and medieval Near East by distinguished scholars of divers nationalities. It well reflects the respect that all of these colleagues held for Ted Kennedy. This paper presents an analysis of the systematic astronomical observations performed by Muḥyī al-Dīn al-Maghribī (d. 1283 AD) at the Maragha observatory (northwestern Iran, ca. 1260–1320 AD) between 1262 and 1274 AD. In a treatise entitled Talkhīṣ al-majisṭī (Compendium of the Almagest), preserved in a unique copy at Leiden, heek (Or.

David A. King (born 1941) is a British-born orientalist and historian of astronomy. At an early age he decided not to follow in the footsteps of his father, Henry C. King (1915 - 2005), author of The History of the Telescope (1956) and the first director of the London Planetarium and later of the McClaughlin Planetarium in Toronto. Instead he learned Arabic and went off to the Near East and then to the . to immerse himself in Medieval Islamic Studies

Astronomy in the Service of Islam by David A. King. Theory and Observation in Ancient and Medieval AstronomyBernard R. Goldstein.

Astronomy in the Service of Islam by David A. George Saliba - 1995 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 86:97-98. The Diffusion of Greco-Roman Medicine Into the Middle East and the Caucasus. John A. C. Greppin, Emilie Savage-Smith, John L. Gueriguian. George Saliba - 1986 - Isis 77 (2):369-370. Military Honour and the Conduct of War: From Ancient Greece to Iraq. Volume 1: The Call of the Muezzin; In Synchrony with the Heavens: Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization. Volume 2: Instruments of Mass Calculation.

Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hardcover, 569 pages. Published June 1st 1987 by New York Academy of Sciences. From Deferent to Equant: A Volume of Studies on the History of Science of the Ancient & Medieval Near East in Honor of E. S. Kennedy. From Deferent to Equant: A Volume of Studies in the History of Science in the Ancient and Medieval Near East in Honor of . Kennedy (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences).

Environmental Science. New York Academy of Sciences, 1987. author {David A. King and Gary Joseph Saliba}, year {1988} }. David A. King, Gary Joseph Saliba.

A Journal of the History of Science Society. King, George Saliba," Isis 81, no. 1 (Ma. 1990): 102-103. Translating History of Science Books into Chinese: Why? Which Ones?

A Journal of the History of Science Society. Volume 81, Number 1 Ma. 1990. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The History of Medicine and the Scientific Revolution. Translating History of Science Books into Chinese: Why? Which Ones? How? Butian. Science and Orthodox Christianity: An Overview. Nicolaidis et al. Ten Problems in History and Philosophy of Science. Introduction: The Humanities and the Sciences. King (historian). From Deferent to Equant: A Volume of Studies on the History of Science of the Ancient & Medieval Near East. King (born 1941) is an American historian and author. YouTube Encyclopedic. In Synchrony with the Heavens, Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization. Astronomy In The Service Of Islam. Islamic Mathematical Astronomy. World Maps For Finding The Direction And Distance To Mecca: Innovation And Tradition In Islamic Science. a b "David A. King".

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It ends with the transformation of the ancient Near East by the conquests of. .These books all cover the same subject, but in different style, depth, and breadth.

It ends with the transformation of the ancient Near East by the conquests of Alexander the Great. This is a nice overview of the history of the near east, from 3000BC to death of Alexander The Great in 323BC. Being only 300 pages long, the book is an overview rather than a very detailed study of places, people and events.

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