How Greek Science Passed to the Arabs

  title={How Greek Science Passed to the Arabs},
  author={F. Sherwood Taylor},
THE title of this book is perhaps somewhat misleading, for much the greater part of it is occupied by a clear and scholarly account of the general history of the Near East during the period between the conquests of Alexander and the tenth century A.D. The book thus presents valuable material for the student of the science of this period ; but the emphasis is on the background rather than on the science. A work intended for the general reader should give some account of the nature and extent of… 
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Where did the ventricular localization of mental faculties come from?
  • C. D. Green
  • History, Psychology
    Journal of the history of the behavioral sciences
  • 2003
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