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Islamic Science and Art

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What do the words Alcatraz, albatross, alchemy, alcohol, alcove, Aldebaran, alembic, algebra, algorithm, alizarin crimson, alkali, Altair, arabesque (Fig. 1), assassin, borax, café, canon, carat, carob, check, coffee, cotton, elixir, gazelle, genie, Gibraltar, giraffe, guitar, hashish, hummus, jasmine, julep, lacquer, mask, mile, minaret, monsoon, nadir, Rigel, rook, safari, sofa, sugar, tahini, tuna, Vega, vizier and zenith all have in common?

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Phipps, C. (2016). Islamic Science and Art. In: No Wonder You Wonder!. Springer, Cham.

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