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Ibn Wahshiyya
Ibn Wahshiyyah the Nabataean (Arabic: ابن وحشية النبطي‎), also known as ʾAbū Bakr ʾAḥmad bin ʿAlī (Arabic: أبو بكر أحمد بن علي‎) (fl
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Arabic Language
Arabic
Arabic
(Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة‎) al-ʻarabiyyah [ʔalʕaraˈbijːah] ( listen) or (Arabic: عَرَبِيّ‎) ʻarabī [ˈʕarabiː] ( listen) or [ʕaraˈbij]) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world.[4] It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
in the east to the Anti- Lebanon
Lebanon
mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. Arabic
Arabic
is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form (Modern Standard Arabic) [5]. The modern written language (Modern Standard Arabic) is derived from Classical Arabic
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Silvestre De Sacy
Antoine Isaac, Baron Silvestre de Sacy (French: [sasi]; 21 September 1758 – 21 February 1838), was a French nobleman, linguist and orientalist. His son, Ustazade Silvestre de Sacy, became a journalist.Contents1 Life and works1.1 Early life 1.2 Philological studies 1.3 Public offices and memberships2 Egyptian hieroglyphics research 3 Other scholarly works 4 Critical studies 5 Famous students 6 Selected works 7 References 8 External linksLife and works[edit] Early life[edit] Silvestre de Sacy was born in Paris
Paris
to a notary named Jacques Abraham Silvestre, a Jansenist.[1] He was born into a middle-class Jewish family. The surname extension of "de Sacy" was added by the younger son after a fashion then common with the Parisian bourgeoisie
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Iraqi People
The Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون ʿIrāqiyyūn, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق Îraqîyan, Classical Syriac: ܥܡܐ ܥܝܪܩܝܐ‎ ʿIrāqāyā, Turkish: Iraklılar) are the citizens of the modern country of Iraq.[20] Arabs
Arabs
have had a large presence in Mesopotamia
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Millenarian
Millenarianism (also millenarism), from Latin mīllēnārius "containing a thousand", is the belief by a religious, social, or political group or movement in a coming major transformation of society, after which all things will be changed.[citation needed] Millenarianism exists in many cultures and religions.[1]Contents1 Terminology 2 Theology 3 Movements 4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksTerminology[edit] The terms "millenarianism" and "millennialism" are sometimes used interchangeably, but this usage is incorrect. As Stephen Jay Gould notes: Millennium is from the Latin mille, "one thousand," and annus, "year"—hence the two n's
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Isaac La Peyrère
Isaac La Peyrère, also known as Isaac de La Peyrère or Pererius (1596–1676), was a Marrano[1] French Millenarian theologian and formulator of the Pre-Adamite hypothesis.Contents1 Life 2 Works 3 References 4 Notes 5 External linksLife[edit] La Peyrère was a lawyer by training and a Calvinist by upbringing, though he later converted to Catholicism. La Peyrère served as secretary to the Prince of Condé on whose orders he lived for one month in 1654 in a house in the Southern Netherlands adjoining that of the recently abdicated Queen Christina of Sweden. Christina is said to have financed the anonymous publication of Prae-Adamitae.[2] During this time both Christina and La Peyrère met with Menasseh Ben Israel, who was later invited by Oliver Cromwell's government to England to negotiate the readmission of Jews to that country. Menasseh became a convert to La Peyrère's belief that the coming of the Jewish Messiah was imminent
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Copt
The Copts
Copts
(Coptic: ⲚⲓⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛ̀Ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲓ̀ⲁⲛⲟⲥ, Niremenkīmi Enkhristianos; Arabic: أقباط‎, Aqbat) are an ethnoreligious group indigenous to North Africa[22] who primarily inhabit the area of modern Egypt, where they are the largest Christian
Christian
denomination in the country. Copts
Copts
are also the largest Christian
Christian
adherent group in Sudan
Sudan
and Libya. Historically, they spoke the Coptic language, a direct descendant of the Demotic Egyptian
Demotic Egyptian
that was spoken in late antiquity
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Athanasius Kircher
Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (sometimes erroneously spelled Kirchner; Latin: Athanasius Kircherus, 2 May 1602 – 28 November 1680) was a German Jesuit scholar and polymath who published around 40 major works, most notably in the fields of comparative religion, geology, and medicine. Kircher has been compared to fellow Jesuit Roger Boscovich and to Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
for his enormous range of interests, and has been honored with the title "Master of a Hundred Arts".[2] He taught for more than forty years at the Roman College, where he set up a wunderkammer. A resurgence of interest in Kircher has occurred within the scholarly community in recent decades. Kircher claimed to have deciphered the hieroglyphic writing of the ancient Egyptian language, but most of his assumptions and translations in this field were later found to be incorrect
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English Language
English is a West Germanic language
West Germanic language
that was first spoken in early medieval England
England
and is now a global lingua franca.[4][5] Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to England, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, but its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse (a North Germanic
North Germanic
language), as well as by Latin
Latin
and Romance languages, especially French.[6] English has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. The earliest forms of English, a set of Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the 5th century, are called Old English
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Joseph Von Hammer-Purgstall
Baron Joseph Freiherr
Freiherr
von Hammer-Purgstall (9 June 1774 in Graz
Graz
– 23 November 1856 in Vienna) was an Austrian orientalist and historian.Contents1 Life 2 Works 3 Family 4 See also 5 References 6 Sources 7 External linksLife[edit] Born Joseph Hammer in Graz, Styria
Styria
(now Austria), he received his early education mainly in Vienna. Entering the diplomatic service in 1796, he was appointed in 1799 to a position in the Austrian embassy in Istanbul, and in this capacity he took part in the expedition under Admiral William Sidney Smith and General John Hely-Hutchinson against France. In 1807 he returned home from the East, after which he was made a privy councillor. In 1824 he was knighted (Chevalier). For fifty years Hammer-Purgstall wrote prolifically on the most diverse subjects and published numerous texts and translations of Arabic, Persian and Turkish authors
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Jean-François Champollion
Jean-François Champollion
Jean-François Champollion
(Champollion le jeune; 23 December 1790 – 4 March 1832) was a French scholar, philologist and orientalist, known primarily as the decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs and a founding figure in the field of Egyptology. A child prodigy in philology, he gave his first public paper on the decipherment of Demotic in 1806, and already as a young man held many posts of honor in scientific circles, and spoke Coptic and Arabic
Arabic
fluently. During the early 19th-century French culture experienced a period of 'Egyptomania', brought on by Napoleon's discoveries in Egypt during his campaign there (1798–1801) which also brought to light the trilingual Rosetta Stone
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University College London
£1.304 billion (university); £1.327 billion (consolidated) (2016-17)[2]Chancellor The Princess Royal (as Chancellor of the University of London)Provost Michael ArthurChair of the Council Dame DeAnne Julius[3]Academic staff7,070 (2014/15)[4]Administrative staff4,910 (2014/15)[4]Students 37,905 (2016/17)[5]Undergraduates 18,610 (2016/17)[5]Postgraduates 19,225 (2016/17)[5]Location London, United KingdomVisitor Terence Etherton (as Master of the Rolls ex officio)[6]Colours                     AffiliationsListAlan Turing Institute ACU ENTER European University Association
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History Of India
The history of India
India
includes the prehistoric settlements and societies in the Indian subcontinent; the advancement of civilisation from the Indus Valley Civilisation
Indus Valley Civilis

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Islamic Science
Science in the medieval Islamic world
Islamic world
was the science developed and practised during the Islamic Golden Age
Islamic Golden Age
under the Umayyads of Córdoba, the Abbadids of Seville, the Samanids, the Ziyarids, Buyid Persia, Tamerlane's Transoxiana, the Abbasid Caliphate
Abbasid Caliphate
and beyond, spanning the period c. 800 to 1429. Islamic scientific achievements encompassed a wide range of subject areas, especially astronomy, mathematics, and medicine. Other subjects of scientific inquiry included alchemy and chemistry, botany, geography and cartography, ophthalmology, pharmacology, physics, and zoology. Medieval Islamic science had practical purposes as well as the goal of understanding
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PubMed Identifier
PubMed
PubMed
is a free search engine accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. The United States National Library of Medicine
United States National Library of Medicine
(NLM) at the National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health
maintains the database as part of the Entrez
Entrez
system of information retrieval. From 1971 to 1997, MEDLINE online access to the MEDLARS Online computerized database primarily had been through institutional facilities, such as university libraries
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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