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11 Feb 2021 8:23 p.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2021 7:54 p.m. PST

"During the medieval period, scientists in the Islamic world made many contributions to the field of astronomy. While their work was based on ancient sources from Greece, Iran, and India, they updated methods for measuring and calculating the movement of heavenly bodies, and continued to develop models of the universe and the movements of the planets within it. Between the eighth and tenth centuries, Baghdad was a major center of study under the Abbasid caliphs al-Mansur (r. 75475) and al-Ma'mun (r. 81333), but local rulers across the region, in Cairo, Rayy, Isfahan, and other cities, also supported scientific research…"
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