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Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World (Paperback)

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This

textbook surveys the major advances in the heavenly sciences from Isfahan,

Maragha and Samarqand. It looks at the development of astronomy and

astrology in the Islamic world from the 9th to the 17th century, and their

influence on the beliefs and practices of individuals and institutions in the

Islamic world and Europe.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligious groups: social & cultural aspectsIslamic studiesReligion & BeliefsIslamReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalHistory of religion Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Publication Date: 30/04/2016 ISBN-13: 9780748649099  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stephen Blake is Associate Professor Emeritus at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. His books include Time in Early Modern Islam: Calendar, Ceremony, and Chronology in the Safavid, Mughal, and Ottoman Empires (2013), Shahjahanabad: The Sovereign City in Mughal India, 1639-1739 (2002) and Half the World: The Social Architecture of Safavid Isfahan, 1590-1722 (1999).

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