Table of contents for Religion, learning, and science in the Abbasid period / edited by M.J.L. Young, J.D. Latham, and R.B. Serjeant.


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Editorial preface
Map
Literary centres in the 'Abbasid period
1. Sunni theology Salvador Gomez Nogales
2. Shi'i theological literature I. K. A. Howard
3. Ibadi theological literature J. C. Wilkinson
4. Quranic exegesis John Burton
5. The prose literature of Sufism Caesar E. Farah
6. Philosophical literature Muhsin Mahdi
7. Arabic lexicography M. G. Carter
8. Arabic grammar M. G. Carter
9. Islamic legal literature P. W. Baker and I. D. Edge
10. Administrative literature C. E. Bosworth
11. Arabic biographical writing M. J. L. Young
12. History and historians Claude Cahen
13. Fatimid history and historians Abbas Hamdani
14. Mathematics and applied science Donald R. Hill
15. Astronomy David A. King
16. Astrology David Pingree
17. Geographical and navigational literature J. F. P. Hopkins
18. The literature of Arabic alchemy Donald R. Hill
19. Arabic medical literature Haskell D. Isaacs
20. Al-Kindi Fritz W. Zimmerman
21. Al-Razi Albert Z. Iskandar
22. Al-Farabi Alfred Ivry
23. Ibn Sina Salvador Gomez Nogales
24. Al-Biruni and the sciences of his time George Saliba
25. Al-Ghazali Adib Nayif Diyab
26. Christian Arabic literature in the 'Abbasid period Khalil Samir
27. Judaeo-Arabic literature Paul B. Fenton
28. The translation of Greek materials into Arabic L. E. Goodman
29. Didactic verse Safa 'Khulusi
Glossary
Bibliographies
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Islamic Empire Intellectual life, Civilization, Islamic