A Brief Introduction to Astronomy in the Middle East

A Brief Introduction to Astronomy in the Middle East
 
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ISBN/EAN: 9780863564284
Stock: 13
Publisher: SAQI BOOKS
Pub. Date: March 2008
Author: STEELE J M
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 140
 
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Traces the development of the Late Babylonians' ingenious schemes for modelling planetary motion. This work reveals how medieval Islamic advances in the study of the heavens, and the design of precise astronomical instruments, led to breakthroughs by Renaissance practitioners such as Copernicus and Kepler.
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