The Astronomy of the Mamluks

  title={The Astronomy of the Mamluks},
  author={David A. King},
Arabs’ interests in Astronomy and Astrology entitled “Ilmu’l-hey’e” or “Ilmul-felek” and “Ilm ahkami’n-Nucum” also “Ilm Sinaat-i Ahkami’n-Nucum”by Arabs commenced before the Islamic period. Their contacts with Romans and Sassanids provided them without reckless for astronomy and astrology. Moreover, it is recognized that Arabs have a lot of information about stars, inheritance of Keldanid astronomy. However, it can not be assumed that Arabs do not have scientific and systematical knowledge… CONTINUE READING