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  1. Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq and the Rise of Arabic as a Language of Science

    ... for Arabic readers while in the process establishing Arabic as a crucially important language of science ... Arab Medicine, Greek and Roman Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq al-‘Ibādī Arabic Manuscripts Sciences and Medicine ... Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library In the ninth century, Ḥunayn ...

  2. The Beginnings of Science in the Islamic World

    ... Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library When and where did the sciences practised in the Islamic world during the so-called Golden Age originate? The sciences studied and practised ... was extremely multicultural, so it is not surprising that the chains of the sciences practiced ...

  3. Works of Medical Science

    World Digital Library Qatar National Library text Works of Medical Science Opera medicinalia (Works of medical science) is a collection of pharmacological treatises by several authors. The main work, Canones (Canons), was attributed to an Arab physician in the 11th century and was later published in Europe under ...

    337 images in record Ref: 7386 Date(s): 1495
  4. Medieval Arabic Formularies: Compounds and Simples

    ... of modern herbal medicine. Arabic Manuscripts Sciences and Medicine ... lemon, syrup and tamarind all derive from Arabic formularies – books in which Arabic-speaking physicians ... to the public. Pharmacology is one of the medical fields in which the Arabs excelled, an area that developed its ...

  5. Why Were So Many of the Greek-Arabic Translators Christians?

    ... Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library An enormous effort was made to translate almost all known Greek literature into Arabic during the 8th to 10th centuries, and Baghdad ... into Arabic, and translation efforts continued into the following few centuries. The translators who carried ...

  6. Short extracts and notes in Persian and Arabic

    Oriental Manuscripts, Add MS 23570, ff 4v-6r, Short extracts and notes in Persian and Arabic, c 1605, Arabic, Persian, Farsi, Arabic, Ff. 4v-6r, Unrestricted, Not Public Record(s), A collection of short extracts of poetry and prose in Perisan and Arabic on various topics related to the natural sciences ...

    8 images in record Ref: Add MS 23570, ff 4v-6r Date(s): c 1605
  7. Sir Thomas Reade: The ‘Nincumpoop’ Collector of Arabic Manuscripts

    ... of the highlights of the collection. Arabic Manuscripts People and Places Sciences and Medicine London, British ... ‘Treatise on the Art of Riding and using the Instruments of War’ end up in the British Library’s Arabic ... estate, and by far the most expensive of Reade’s Arabic manuscripts. It was purchased on behalf ...

  8. Summary of the History of the Arabs

    World Digital Library Qatar National Library text Summary of the History of the Arabs Louis-Amélie ... toward pursuing these same interests. Sédillot the younger translated and published Arabic astronomical works. Khulasat Tarikh al-‘Arab (Summary of the history of the Arabs) is a translation and adaption ...

    164 images in record Ref: 12924 Date(s): 1892
  9. Arab Art as Seen Through the Monuments of Cairo: From the Seventh Century to the End of the 18th

    World Digital Library Qatar National Library text Arab Art as Seen Through the Monuments of Cairo: From the Seventh Century to the End of the 18th L'art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire: depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe (Arab art as seen through the monuments of Cairo: From the seventh ...

    454 images in record Ref: 14760 Date(s): 1877
  10. The Arabic Manuscripts Collection in the British Library

    ... sciences and commentaries, hadith, kalam, Islamic jurisprudence, mysticism and philosophy, Arabic grammar ... Library come to hold 14,000 Arabic manuscripts within its collections? The British Library’s collection of Arabic manuscripts is internationally recognised as one of the largest and finest in Europe and North ...

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