Mathematics in Islamic Countries

  • W. S. Anglin
  • J. Lambek
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

When we speak of Arabic mathematicians, we must remember that Arabic was the common language of intellectuals in the Islamic world, just as Latin was in medieval Europe. In fact, the mathematicians may have been Turks or Persians.

Keywords

Europe Rosen Dial Smallpox 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. S. Anglin
    • 1
  • J. Lambek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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