It seemed like a perfect world for scientists back then. Everyone aspired to be a scientist and excel and contribute in something. The environment was perfect. There were almost no problems to practice science and collect knowledge. For centuries, the Islamic Empire was the beacon of science and knowledge in the world. But as we’ve seen so far in our story, nothing can last forever especially if it is a good thing. ‘The Abyss’ was there waiting for a chance to attack and destroy as always.
And they did.
23 April 2016
a2z, abyss, Al-Musta'sim, Al-Mutawakkil, Alamut, architecture, astronomy, Baghdad, biology, Chemistry, European scholars, House of Wisdom, Hulago, Islamic Empire, Latin, Mathematics, Medicine, Mongol, Nasir Al-Din Al-Tusi, philosophy, physics, polymath, theology
It feels like the whole planet was determined to banish them. But unlike
Atlantis, the Mayan civilization still exists with their buildings, drawings and other stuff they left behind.
Again son, the love for power had major consequences and threw a great civilization away. This closed another chapter in our story as we are moving closer and closer to the end.
22 April 2016
a2z, abyss, al-Khwarizmi, Alchemy, algebra, Alhassan, Alhazen, Assyrians, astronomy, Baghdad, Bukhtishu, camera, Cartography, Central Asia, Chemistry, Cosmology, Geography, Greek, Harun Al-Rashid, Hindu numerical system, House of Wisdom, Hunayn Ibn Ishaq, Iberia, Ibn al-Haytham, India, Iranians, Islamic Empire, Islamic Golden Age, Mathematics, Medicine, Middle East, music, North Africa, Ophthalmology, Persia, physics, Psychology, Ptolemy, Quadrant, Sociology, Tatian, ZERO
Today is an important day, it is my birthday 🙂 Thank you everyone. But it also is the , so with the “O” we will go for the discovery of OIL. Why oil in particular? “O” day in A2Z challenge
17 April 2014
a2z, Abu al-Hasan 'Alī al-Mas'ūdī, alembic, Alsace, arab, Ardericca, asphalt, Azerbaijan, Babylon, Baghdad, Baku, bamboo poles, Black Gold, chemists, crude oil, digging, Diodorus Siculus, discovery, Distillation, Energy, Euphrates, flammable, Greece, Herodotus, inventions, Islamic Spain, Issus, Kanawha, kerosene, kerosene lamps, Marco Polo, Muhammad ibn Zakarīya Rāzi, Oil, oil industry, oil pits, Oil wells, Pechelbronn, Persian tablets, Petroleum, Poland. The Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company, păcură, Rhazes, Romania, tar, Western Europe, Zacynthus