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    Chemistry In Islam E. J. Holmyard About the author: Eric John Holmyard (1891–1959) was an English science teacher at Clifton College and historian of science and technology. As a textbook author, he pioneered an approach to science teaching that included historical material. "His historicized science books were an enormous and long-term commercial success, with Elementary Chemistry (1925) alone selling half-a-million copies by 1960. In the Mediaeval times the early Muslim chemists enjoyed great

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    Science will never know all the answers; there are just too many questions asked and too many questions that haven’t even been asked yet. For a scientist to be effective in my mind they must be able to present their findings and their hypothesis in a way that doesn’t try to attack other people’s work, is complete with ideas on why and why not their hypothesis is true, and does science for the love of science and learning. I have learned a great deal this year in many of classes about scientists that

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    Science and Medicine in Islam

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    why equinoxes varied from year to year. He was among the first to study the speed and velocity of moving objects, and added a ninth planet to Ptolemy’s model of the planets. It was not only due to individual efforts that allowed the Golden Age of Islam to uncover so much about astronomy, but a collaborative effort as well. A huge astronomy project sponsored by caliph al-Mamun in the capital of Baghdad and the major city of Damascus discovered and fixed inconsistencies in several older theories and

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    sight for cultural exchange because of trade, technology, and culture. This grand empire was established in 1235 CE, and Mali’s great wealth came from gold and salt mines. While Mansa Musa was in Timbuktu, he converted people into the religion of Islam, and expanded the city. He also made it a trade center for learning, and built a university and a few mosques. As you can see, Mali was a huge sight for cultural exchange, and it was a very successful reign. Mali became a sight for cultural

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    confidence. This period is generally alluded to as the Medieval times. The Medieval times brought a scourge that killed around 33% of Europe's total masses, restored trust in God, and movements in workmanship, outline and science. Some say that it is difficult to name the Medieval times, in light of the fact that there isn't only single word to depict it. Despite the fact that it is an exceedingly overstated time ever, it had the early, high, and late Medieval times. The Dull Ages, Time of Feudalism, and Time

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    Islam was created in the 7th century by a man called a Muhammed who to Muslims is considered a Prophet. Muhammed and his earliest disciples used Islam at first to help unite the Arab world and eventual conquest of many terror tries. Furthermore, the expansion by and from the Arab world. This new faith called Islam led to conquests from many different areas, most notably Spain all the way to places such as Northern India. The author in this book tracks the rise of Islam from it 7th century beginnings

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    Importance Of Madrassas

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    Madrassas are institutions of higher Islamic education which first originated in the medieval period. Madrassa has existed in Assam for centuries and has played a vital role in shaping the spiritual thought of the Muslims in Assam. And further it has also succeeded in providing education of various factors such as social, psychological, economical, political, etc. The term “Madarsah” is derived from an Arabic word “Dars” which means “a lecture or a lesson”. Eminent scholars or learned teachers conducted

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    world where science and technology are advancing at every minute of every day. Pervez Hoodbhoy states “Science is like a building always in use but in perpetual repair, continuously growing in size and adding to itself new extensions and sections” (Hoodbhoy 11). Our world has been dramatically transformed by scientific advancements that were achieved in Europe during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries. These scientific revolutions began with Arabic culture in Islam during the Islamic

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    The many scientific, mathematical, and medical advancement in the Islam Empire during the Abbasid Dynasty in the capital of Baghdad shaped Islam into becoming one of the most influential and intellectual empires. The House of Wisdom brought scholars from all over to Baghdad where they could make new innovations that would influence the surrounding areas such as Europe, and China. These many achievements showed the progression of history as the Islamic Empire thrived in knowledge and shared it with

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    Mini Internal Assessment

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    Arantxa Duque Mini Internal Assessment: How did the “coexistence” of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities in Medieval Spain shape the cultural interaction in the 15th and 16th century? Outline (Baer, Yitzhak. History of the Jews in Christian Spain ... Vol. 1. Philadelphia: n.p., 1961. Print.) A History of The Jews in Christian Spain The Jewish in Northern Spain before the reconquest Jewish life in Mohammedan Spain was achieving its crest of material and social improvement, the establishments

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