Cambridge University in 1632 and Oxford University in 1636 establish chairs (Professorships) of Arabic. Scholars were influenced by Arabic texts on mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, medicine, and biblical studies.Jan 1632 Read More →
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William Bedwell (1561–1632) was an English priest, scholar, orientalist and Arabist. He specialised in Semitic languages, with a passion for Arabic and a keen interest in mathematics. He was also …Jan 1595 Read More →