‘Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi

[New Entry by Cecilia Martini Bonadeo on September 9, 2015.] The Greek-Arabic sciences penetrated in the Islamic world during the 8th and 9th centuries AD due to the massive activity of the
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[New Entry by Cecilia Martini Bonadeo on September 9, 2015.] The Greek-Arabic sciences penetrated in the Islamic world during the 8th and 9th centuries AD due to the massive activity of the translators and al-Kindi's vision of knowledge and also through the exegetical activity of the Aristotelian circle of Baghdad. From the end of the 10th, throughout the 11th, and up to the beginning of the 12th centuries, the production of original philosophical literature into Arabic and Persian became the main stream of the Arabic-Islamic philosophy, which was by then increasingly distant from the Greek...

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