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Unformatted text preview: Muslims must pray 5 times as day, all men must go to Mosque on fridays- because of this some Mosques have courtyard the size of a football field. Arab scholors copied Greek texts Euclid, Elements- mathmatics book- geometry, theories 8th century- Idm Sina- The Camor- Encyclopedia mathmatical trias? al-jabbar- arabic for algebra music was considered a branch of mathematics Muslims also interested in Astronomy- needed to calculate right time for prayer developed Astrolabe to tell time, location, etc complicated device Constallations Sundial all had a goal of having good health created medical institutions Book written on small pox and measels Camor- encyclopedia, covered anatomy hygene, medicine, etc Baghdad- 9 hospitals, open to everyone other inventions included: waterclock, waterpump, water fountains...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course UGC 111 taught by Professor Bono during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Spring '08