Histoire Génerale des Arabes, leur Empire, leur Civilisation, leurs Écoles Philosophiques, Scientifiques et Littéraires. TWO VOLUMES.
Sédillot, Louis-Pierre-Eugène Amélie 1876-1808.
Book ID: 14728
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Louis Sédillot a French Orientalist and astronomer, worked alongside Delambre and Laplace. He began his career as a history teacher before becoming Secretary of the Collège de France and the School of Oriental Languages in 1832.
He specialized in Arab history and civilization. He published several studies on Arabian astrology and Ibn al-Haytham. In this work Sedillot highlights the contribution made by the Arabs in the Middle Ages to European civilization. This work have been translated twice into Arabic by Akram and Adel Zu’aiter. The first edition appeared in Paris in 12mo size (1854).
Bibliographic reference: Hilmy II, 226.