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How Greek Science Passed to the Arabs

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Hardcover, 196 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Kegan Paul International (first published June 1st 1979)
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So Hakim
May 03, 2015 So Hakim rated it really liked it
Originally published in 1949, the book is still useful, but some information is dated. One instance is the claim about Jundi-shapur center of translation. While the core is true -- that it played quite important role -- more recent research has shown that there were alternative routes of Greco-Arabic science transmission.

Complement with: Dimitri Gutas' 1998 Greek Thought, Arabic Culture , which deals with precisely the same topic. Note that the Gutas' book is more scholarly and not-as-easy-to-r
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