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Mathematics in medieval Islam

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  1. In the history of mathematics, Islamic mathematics or Arabic mathematics refers to the mathematics developed in the Islamic world between 622 and 1600, in the part of the world where Islam was the dominant religious and cultural influence, and Arabic

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  2. The center of Islamic mathematics was located in present-day Iraq and Iran, but at its greatest extent stretched from Turkey, North Africa and Spain in the west, to India in the east

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  3. While most scientists in this period were Muslims and Arabic was the dominant language-much like Latin in Medieval Europe, Arabic was used as the written language of scholars throughout the Islamic world at the time-contributions were made by people

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  4. Bernard Lewis writes the following on the historical usage of the term "Islam" in What Went Wrong? Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response: In this article, "Islam" is used in the meaning of a civilization

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  5. The first century of the Islamic Arab Empire saw almost no scientific or mathematical achievements since the Arabs, with their newly conquered empire, had not yet gained any intellectual drive and research in other parts of the world had faded

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