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Author Kamiar, Mohammad.

Title Brilliant Biruni : a life story of Abu Rayhan Mohammad Ibn Ahmad / M. Kamiar.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 192 pages) : map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-187) and index.
Contents Village of Vasemereed, Khwarazam, south of Lake Aral, central Asia -- Into the darkness -- Into slavery -- Mulla Hasssan -- The ghuzz -- Yalldowz -- The escape -- Yalldowz again -- The people of Tammami -- Abu Nasr Mansur -- The Andalusians -- Debates -- Lady Rayhana (sweet basil) -- Political turmoil -- The wandering years -- The city of Gorgan -- Azarmidoukht -- Maria again -- Fruitful years -- The city of Ghazna -- India -- The end.
Summary Abu Raihan Biruni (973-1053 CE) was an Iranian scholar whose extraordinary achievements include predicting the existence of landmasses (North and South America) on the opposite side of the Earth and calculating the radius of the Earth five centuries before the European Renaissance. In Brilliant Biruni, Mohammad S. Kamiar presents the life of one of the greatest scholars in the history of the world: the story of a boy who became Biruni. From his boyhood home in the Village of Vasemereed to his finalresting place in the city of Ghazna, Afghanistan, Brilliant Biruni: The Story of Abu Rayhan Moha.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 973?-1048.
Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, 973?-1048 -- Sources.
Muslim scientists -- Iran -- Biography.
Scientists -- Iran -- Biography.
Geography -- History -- To 1500.
Science, Medieval.
Science and civilization.
Chronological Term To 1500
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Kamiar, Mohammad. Brilliant Biruni. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009 9780810862432 0810862433 (DLC) 2008029120 (OCoLC)233485289
ISBN 9780810862449 (electronic bk.)
0810862441 (electronic bk.)
9780810862432 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0810862433 (pbk. ; alk. paper)