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- DescriptionThe Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by remarkable maps and astromical diagrams. This authoritative edition and translation opens a unique window onto the geographical and astrological kwledge of medieval Islam.
- Author BiographyEmilie Savage-Smith, FBA, Ph.D. (1969), is Professor of the History of Islamic Science, University of Oxford. Recent publications include A New Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Volume I: Medicine (Oxford University Press, 2012). Yossef Rapoport, Ph.D. (2002), is Senior Lecturer in History, Queen Mary University of London. He has published widely on medieval Islam, including Marriage, Money and Divorce in Medieval Islamic Society (Cambridge, 2005).
- Date of Publication01/10/2013
- LanguageEnglish and Arabic
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleIslamic Philosophy, Theology & Science: Texts & Studies
- Series Part/Volume Numberv.87
- Place of PublicationLeiden
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight2393 g
- Width226 mm
- Height297 mm
- Spine46 mm
- Volume editorEmilie Savage-Smith,Yossef Rapoport
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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