Bridge to the Sky

Bridge to the Sky

The Arts of Science in the Age of 'Abbas Ibn Firnas

Anderson, Glaire D.

Oxford University Press Inc

04/2024

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9780190913243

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Acknowledgments
A Note on Dates and Terms

'Abbas Inb Firnas & His Career: Selected Passages from Ibn Hayyan
I. Overview Of 'Abbas's Character & Career
II. On 'Abbas's Background & Skills
III. On the Aeronautics Experiment
IV. On the Meteorological Chamber
V. On Two Precision Instruments Made for 'Abd Al- Rahman II & Muhammad I
VI. His Poem on the munya (villa) al- Rusafa

Introduction
1.The Sage of Al-Andalus
2. Mind and Hand
3. Visualizing Science at Home
4. Where Eagles and Vultures Dare
Epilogue: Echoes
Bibliography