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...The field in which Arab and Persian contributions to progress was most widely acknowledged in the West was science. In spite of criticisms which started in the Renaissance and increased during the scientific revolution preceding...
...First and only edition of a collection of papers on Iraqi zoology by members of the British Expeditionary Forces in Mesopotamia and Persia, based on specimens collected during the First World War and first published in the Journal...
...The first edition of this work on falconry and ornithology. Long recognized as “the first zoological treatise written in the critical spirit of modern science” (Shearer, 1935), De Arte Venandi cum Avibus (lit. “The art of hunting...
...The entire text of this rare and important medieval Arabic text copied by an eighteenth-century Spanish Orientalist. The most important work on Spanish agriculture and horticulture in the Middle Ages, written by an Arab living in Seville...
...The first monograph of Arabian hippology, based on Hammer’s famous study of Halaf al-Ahmar’s eighth-century qasida on the pleasures of riding and hunting. With a revised text, translation and a list of hippological terminology. Contains...
...The first edition, by Alexander Russell, a Scottish physician to the Levant Company in Aleppo, appeared in a single volume in 1756. In 1740, Russell was appointed to the English Factory (trading center) in Aleppo, where he became the chief...
...First French edition of the lengthy treatise on agronomy written in Seville around AD 1200. It was exclusively in Spain that an agricultural literature in the Arabic language was created and developed, particularly during the 11th and 12th...
...James Baker visited the Ottoman Balkans two times in the 1870s with the aim of purchasing a farm, and spent three years there. His account is not limited to meetings with state officials. He mostly traversed the region on horseback...