A History of Arabic Astronomy: Planetary Theories During the Golden Age of Islam

@inproceedings{Saliba1994AHO,
  title={A History of Arabic Astronomy: Planetary Theories During the Golden Age of Islam},
  author={G. Saliba},
  year={1994}
}
A History of Arabic Astronomy is a comprehensive survey of Arabic planetary theories from the eleventh century to the fifteenth century based on recent manuscript discoveries. George Saliba argues that the medieval period, often called a period of decline in Islamic intellectual history, was scientifically speaking, a very productive period in which astronomical theories of the highest order were produced.Based on the most recent manuscript discoveries, this book broadly surveys developments in… Expand
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