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  • Islam and Tibet – Interactions along the Musk Routes

    By Anna Akasoy

    Edited by Charles Burnett

    The first encounters between the Islamic world and Tibet took place in the course of the expansion of the Abbasid Empire in the eighth century. Military and political contacts went along with an increasing interest in the other side. Cultural exchanges and the transmission of knowledge were…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Numerals and Arithmetic in the Middle Ages

    By Charles Burnett

    This volume, the third by Charles Burnett in the Variorum series, brings together articles on the different numeral forms used in the Middle Ages, and their use in mathematical and other contexts. Some pieces study the introduction of Hindu-Arabic numerals into Western Europe, documenting, in more…

    Hardback – 2010-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Arabic into Latin in the Middle Ages

    The Translators and their Intellectual and Social Context

    By Charles Burnett

    This collection of Charles Burnett's articles on the transmission of Arabic learning to Europe concentrates on the identity of the Latin translators and the context in which they were working. The articles are arranged in roughly chronological order, beginning with the earliest known translations…

    Hardback – 2009-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Magic and Divination in the Middle Ages

    Texts and Techniques in the Islamic and Christian Worlds

    By Charles Burnett

    After discussing the terminology of talismanic magic (or necromancy) and its position in divisions of science in the Middle Ages, this book traces the history of talismanic texts from the Classical period through the Arabic world to the Latin Middle Ages. The principal authorities are Hermes and…

    Hardback – 1996-12-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • La connaissance de l’Islam dans l’Occident médiéval

    By Marie-Thérèse d’Alverny, Charles Burnett

    This volume, the second in the series of Marie-Thérèse d’Alverny’s selected articles to be published by Variorum, gathers the majority of her studies on the understanding of Islam in the West from the early Middle Ages until the mid-13th century; some related works will be included in a further…

    Hardback – 1994-06-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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