Arabic Science

The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

Jim Al-Khalili, "The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance"
English | ISBN: 0143120565 | 2012 | 336 pages | EPUB | 1 MB
Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science (repost)

Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim Al-Khalili
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1846141613 | ISBN-13: 9781846141614 | 336 pages | EPUB | 37,8 MB
Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science: Ency Hist Arab Science     V 3 [Repost]

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science: Ency Hist Arab Science V 3 by Roshdi Rashed
English | Dec. 26, 2004 | ISBN: 0415124123 | 368 Pages | PDF | 32.77 MB

The Arabic contribution is fundamental to the history of science, mathematics and technology, but until now no single publication has offered an up-to-date synthesis of knowledge in this area.

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 2  

Posted by interes at Nov. 21, 2014
Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 2

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 2 by Rashed R.
English | 1996 | ISBN: 0415124115 | 1119 pages | PDF | 5,7 MB
Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 3: Technology, Alchemy and Life Sciences

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 3: Technology, Alchemy and Life Sciences
Roshdi Rashed | 2004 | PDF | ISBN: 0415124123 | 368 pages | 34 Mb

Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science  

Posted by interes at Sept. 22, 2013
Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science

Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim Al-Khalili
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1846141613 | ISBN-13: 9781846141614 | 336 pages | EPUB | 37,8 MB

For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. In "Pathfinders", Jim al-Khalili celebrates the forgotten pioneers who helped shape our understanding of the world. All scientists have stood on the shoulders of giants.
The Arabic Version of Euclid's Optics: Edited and Translated with Historical Introduction and Commentary by Elaheh Kheirandish

The Arabic Version of Euclid's Optics: Edited and Translated with Historical Introduction and Commentary by Elaheh Kheirandish
English | Dec 21, 1998 | ISBN: 0387985239 | 311 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

Like all classical Greek texts on science, Euclid's works on optics initially came to the West mainly through medieval Arabic texts and commentaries. While several Greek versions of the Optika were discovered and translated as early as the sixteenth century, sorting out what may have been Euclid's original has not been easy.
The Arabic Version of Euclid's Optics: Edited and Translated with Historical Introduction and Commentary Volume I

The Arabic Version of Euclid's Optics: Edited and Translated with Historical Introduction and Commentary Volume I (Sources in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences) (Volume 1) by Elaheh Kheirandish
English | 1999 | ISBN: 1461271509 | 247 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

Like all classical Greek texts on science, Euclid's works on optics initially came to the West mainly through medieval Arabic texts and commentaries. While several Greek versions of the Optika were discovered and translated as early as the sixteenth century, sorting out what may have been Euclid's original has not been easy.

Arabic Thought and Its Place in History  

Posted by MoneyRich at Sept. 29, 2014
Arabic Thought and Its Place in History

Arabic Thought and Its Place in History by De Lacy O'Leary
Dover Publications | March 14, 2003 | English | ISBN: 0486427625 | 336 pages | PDF | 15 MB

Well-documented study of the mutual influence of Arabic and Western worlds during the Middle Ages traces the transmission of Greek philosophy and science to the Islamic cultures. A fascinating portrait of medieval Muslim thought, it illustrates commonalities with Judaic and Christian teachings as well as points of divergence.
The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science (repost)

"The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science" by Kevin Thomas Van Bladel
296 pages | English | 2009 | ISBN: 0195376137 | PDF | 1,4 MB

This is the first major study devoted to the early Arabic reception and adaption of the figure of Hermes Trismegistus, the legendary Egyptian sage to whom were ascribed numerous works on astrology, alchemy, talismans, medicine, and philosophy. Before the more famous Renaissance European reception of the ancient Greek Hermetica, the Arabic tradition about Hermes and the works under his name had been developing and flourishing for seven hundred years. The legendary Egyptian Hermes Trismegistus was renowned in Roman antiquity as an ancient sage whose teachings were represented in books of philosophy and occult science.