Greek Thought, Arabic Culture

Greek Thought, Arabic Culture
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Publisher : Psychology Press
Total Pages : 252
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ISBN-10 : 0415061326
ISBN-13 : 9780415061322
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Book Synopsis Greek Thought, Arabic Culture by : Dimitri Gutas

Download or read book Greek Thought, Arabic Culture written by Dimitri Gutas and published by Psychology Press. This book was released on 1998 with total page 252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With the accession of the Arab dynasty of the 'Abbasids to power and the foundation of Baghdad, a Graeco-Arabic translation movement was initiated, and by the end of the tenth century, almost all scientific and philosophical secular Greek works that were available in late antiquity had been translated into Arabic. This book explores the social, political and ideological factors operative in early 'Abbasid society that sustained the translation movement.


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