Author: Yossef Rapoport
An Eleventh-century Egyptian Guide to the Universe: The Book of Curiosities, Edited with an Annotated Translation (Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science)
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The Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by remarkable maps and astronomical diagrams. This authoritative edition and translation opens a unique window onto the geographical and astrological knowledge of medieval Islam.