The Scientific Legacy of Abu Rayhan al-Biruni


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This book is devoted to discuss the scientific legacy of Abu Rayhan Biruni (9731048). Biruni is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of the medieval Islamic era and was well versed in physics, mathematics, astronomy, and natural sciences, and also distinguished himself as a historian, chronologist and linguist. He studied almost all fields of science and was compensated for his research and strenuous work. Royalty and powerful members of society sought out Al-Biruni to conduct research and study to uncover certain findings. He lived during the Islamic Golden Age, in which scholarly thought went hand in hand with the thinking and methodology of the Islamic religion. In addition to this type of influence, Al-Biruni was also influenced by other nations, such as the Greeks, who he took inspiration from when he turned to studies of philosophy. He was conversant in Khwarezmian, Persian, Arabic, Sanskrit, and also knew Greek, Hebrew and Syriac. He spent much of his life in Ghazni, then capital of the Ghaznavid dynasty, in modern-day central-eastern Afghanistan.


Abdulaziz Abdurazzaqov


Abdurazzoqov Abdulaziz was born in 1995 in Tashkent. He is a third course student at Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies. He has been researching on the legacy of Abu Rayhan Biruni and he is an author of more than ten articles.

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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing


Al-Biruni, Hindiston, Math

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HISTORY / General