The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science
Presenter: Jim Al-Khalili
Published: January 2010
Age: 18-22 and upwards
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Source/institution: Royal Society
In a way that never took place with early Christianity, the spread of Islam heralded a remarkable period of scientific advances, particularly during the golden age of the Abbasids of Baghdad between the 8th and 11th centuries AD.