Established an observatory for the seljuq sultan and

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Unformatted text preview: the Saljuqs, Malik- Shah, invited him to his court in Isfahan Completed the algebra treatise, Treatise on Demostration of Problems of Algebra Produced fundamental critiques of Euclid’s theory of parallels. Established an observatory for the Seljuq Sultan and produced a new calendar, called the Jalali calendar known to English speaking readers through the translation of a collection of his Rubaiyat (“quatrains”) translated by author Edward FitzGerald in 1858. Al- Ghazali, 1058 – 1111 Muslim theologian and mystic, educated in Nishapur, Iran. Invited by Nizam- al- Mulk to the Seljuq Court and tenured as chief professor in the Nizamiyah College of Baghdad Criticized Neoplatonist philosophers...
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