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Islamic Golden Age

Was Ancient Greek Knowledge Preserved by the Byzantines or by the Arabs?

A common thesis is that many ancient Greek texts may have been lost if it were not for the preservation efforts of Islamic scholars, and, while that may be true to an extent, it is ultimately the Byzantine Empire...

How Ancient Greek Knowledge Was Saved by the Islamic Golden Age

The Islamic Golden Age was a period during which science, literature, geometry, astronomy, and other fields of knowledge flourished from the eighth to the thirteenth century. Without the scholars of this period, who translated the works of the Ancient...

Is Arabic Trickster Actually the Greek Philosopher Socrates?

Socrates has remained one of the most fascinating characters in the history of philosophy, but did his heritage survive in popular Arab fables too? Socrates is one of the most iconic thinkers of Western philosophy. His thought process was oral,...