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Sept20ismlamicscience - Sept. 22 Islamic Science 1. Roman...

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Sept. 22 Islamic Science 1. Roman World-Views Christians began talking about a set of Gods not understood before Constantine- legalizes Christianity, becomes widespread o Rome splits: Eastern/ Western empire o Constantinople o Constantine/ Byzantium Theodosius- Christianity becomes state religion of Roman empire o Crackdown on paganism o Authorizes destruction of Great Library of Alexandria Invasion of tribes from Northern Europe, split between western and eastern become more pronounced Justinian- extends Byzantium o Reconstituted Roman Empire from the East St. Paul of Ephesus o Extended Christian missions o Converted people Tertullian o In order to do what is important in the world you don’t need to know anything but what it takes to get to heaven o Understand that God overrides natural law New Testament, Gospel of John o “The Word is God” 2. Uprising in the East Arabian Penninsula Islam was crucial for allowing us to know what happened in science before its own period in Greece and Rome
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2011 for the course HSOC hsoc001 taught by Professor Tresh during the Spring '10 term at UPenn.

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Sept20ismlamicscience - Sept. 22 Islamic Science 1. Roman...

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