The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science

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Presenter: Jim Al-Khalili

Published: January 2010

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society


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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.