The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

Author: Professorial Lecturer Eamonn Gearon

Publisher: The Great Courses

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The Islamic Golden Age’s scholarly influence on subsequent Western learning is one of the most exciting of all its legacies. From Andalusia to Persia—in everything from fashions to foodstuffs and the three-course meal; and from toothpaste to architecture, algebra, algorithms, astronomy, medicine, and mechanical devices—the wealth of this cultural legacy and scholarship is staggering.