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Europe's debt to Persia from ancient to modern times : religion, philosophy, astronomy, mathematics, medicine and the sciences

Author: Minou Reeves
Publisher: Reading, UK : Ithaca Press, 2013.
Series: History. Middle East studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book provides a fresh scholarly perspective on how, over the centuries, Persian kings and noblemen protected and sponsored the religious and intellectual heritage of both Judea and Greece alongside that of Persia itself. The book makes available, for the first time, portraits of the life, upbringing, education, and works of generations of ardently Hellenophile Persian thinkers and scientists, and it  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minou Reeves
ISBN: 0863725198 9780863725197
OCLC Number: 865647235
Description: xxi, 1030 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: History. Middle East studies
Responsibility: Minou Reeves.

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Europe's Debt to Persia from Ancient to Modern Times provides a fresh scholarly perspective on how over the centuries Persian kings and noblemen protected and sponsored the religious and  Read more...
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