The Earth and its Sciences in Islamic Manuscript

By Various ContributorsEdited by Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation
SKU: 100137 Categories: , Date: 2011Language: EnglishEdition: 1ISBN: 9781905122127Format: HardbackNo. of Volumes: 1No. of Pages: 348

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Summary

This book holds a number of papers presented as part of the proceedings of the fifth conference of Al-Furqān Islamic Heritage Foundation, whose topic was: Earth Sciences in Islamic Manuscripts. The conference focused on Muslim scholars’ contributions in the fields of geography, mathematics, botany, chemistry and other not less important subjects.

Content

Foreword

Chairman sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani

Earth’s mathematical sciences

Roshdi Rashed

Remarks on the editing of arabic geographical texts

Abdullah Yusuf al-Ghunaim

Views on some problems in geographical texts

Ibrahim Chabbouh

Preliminary notes on geographical MSS in ottoman scientific literature

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoğhlu

Published texts in geography

Jan Just Witkam

Unpublished texts in geography

Ayman Fuad Sayyid

A Case study: The jabirian corpus

Syed Nomanul Haq

Javahir-nama-ye Nezami, the oldest Persian text on gems

Iraj Afshar

Editing a Geographical text: A case study

Ihsan Abbas

Averroes’s lost treatise ʻOn plants’

Mauro Zonta

Reading and Editing the terminology of botany

Ibrahim Ben Murad

Emendation

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Additional information

Weight 0.752 kg
Dimensions 24 × 17 × 2 cm
Edition

1

Format

Hardback

ISBN-13

9781905122127

Language

English

Legacy ID

101605

Pages

348

Publication Date

2011

No. of Volumes

1

Book Editor

Edited by Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation