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Al-Biruni : master astronomer and Muslim scholar of the eleventh century

Author: Bill Scheppler
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2006.
Series: Great Muslim philosophers and scientists of the Middle Ages.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the eleventh-century Muslim astronomer Al-Biruni. Places Al-Biruni's life in the context of Islamic history and describes his work in the courts of the Mamunids and the Ghaznavids.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī; Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī; Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Bīrūnī
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Scheppler
ISBN: 1404205128 9781404205123
OCLC Number: 59881829
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Focus on the Middle East --
Islam in the Middle Ages --
The man and his studies --
Struggle and instability --
In the court of the Mamanids --
In the court of the Ghaznawids --
A master of astronomy --
al-Biruni's key writings --
Timeline.
Series Title: Great Muslim philosophers and scientists of the Middle Ages.
Responsibility: Bill Scheppler.
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A biography of the eleventh-century Muslim astronomer Al-Biruni. Places Al-Biruni's life in the context of Islamic history and describes his work in the courts of the Mamunids and the Ghaznavids.

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I read two books in the series <a href="http://www.rosenpublishing.com/showseries.cfm?id=PK000000330">Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages</a> by Rosen Publishing. They were the books about <a href="http://www.rosenpublishing.com/showtitle.cfm?id=PK000038016">al-Khawarizmi</a>...
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