The sciences in Islamic societies (750–1800)

  title={The sciences in Islamic societies (750–1800)},
  author={Sonja Brentjes},
  • Sonja Brentjes
  • Published 2013
  • Introduction The study of the non-religious scholarly disciplines in Islamic societies has mostly focused on elite writings, instruments and, occasionally, images. A vertical historical approach that compares texts, tables or instruments produced at different places and times has prevailed over a horizontal approach that situates a scholar within the complex environment of his time and space. The vertical approach favoured the comparison between ancient Greek achievements and those of… CONTINUE READING
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