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Islamic response to Greek astronomy

kitāb Taʻdīl hayʼat al-aflāk of Ṣadr al-Sharīʻa

by ʻUbayd Allāh ibn Masʻūd Maḥbūbī

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries
    • Subjects:
    • Astronomy, Arab.,
    • Astronomy -- Arab countries -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with translation and commentary by Ahmad S. Dallal.
      SeriesIslamic philosophy, theology, and science,, v. 23
      ContributionsDallal, Ahmad S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB23 .M2813 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 461 p. :
      Number of Pages461
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL780981M
      ISBN 109004099689
      LC Control Number95012871

      The book "Greek Astronomy" is a Dover reprint of a book written in It consists of a long (57 pages) introduction followed by a great many quotes (rendered into English) from ancient Greek authors. The selection emphasizes general questions, such as "Does the Earth move?" - according to Ptolemy it does not/5(6). You can use our reading lists to find the best Islamic books ever written on a variety of subjects. Our book recommendations explore the many aspects of the Muslim faith. This includes religious doctrines, but also the way that the Islamic world contributed to vital developments in science and philosophy in the ancient world.

      The Ancient Greek philosophers refined astronomy, dragging it from being an observational science, with an element of prediction, into a full-blown theoretical science. The ancient astronomers used astronomy to track time and cycles, for agricultural purposes, as well as adding astrology to their sophisticated observations. Surveys the contributions of Islamic astronomers and mathematicians to the development of astronomy and astrology. It was the astronomers and mathematicians of the Islamic world who provided the theories and concepts that paved the way from the geocentric theories of Claudius Ptolemy in the second century AD to the heliocentric breakthroughs of Nicholas Copernicus .

      An Islamic Response to Greek Astronomy: Kitāb Ta ʿ dīl hayʾat al‐aflāk of Ṣ adr al‐Sharī ʿ a. Leiden: E. J. Brill. (Edition of the Kitāb Ta ʿ dīl hayʾat al‐aflāk together with extensive notes and diagrams. This book is an extraction of the main portion of Sadr's text from his own commentary, a somewhat dubious methodology. This strongly indicates that "Islamic science" had little to do with Islam, but was the amalgam of pre-Islamic knowledge, Greek, Indian, Persian, Jewish, Assyrian Christian and other. As Muslims gradually became numerically dominant and Islamic orthodoxy more firmly established, this pre-Islamic heritage was slowly extinguished, hence science.


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