The Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by remarkable maps and astronomical diagrams. This authoritative edition and translation opens a unique window onto the geographical and astrological knowledge of medieval Islam.These grants and donations also provided funds for the conservation, pigment analysis, and digitisation of the manuscript; ... to scrutinise the final version of the translation and edition, he modestly refused to have his name appear as a co- author. ... DrJames Howard-Johnston and Professor Elizabeth Jeffreys provided a platform in which to testinterpretations during two byzantine Studies seminars here inanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2013-10-25|