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Oxford and Cambridge Officially Teach Arabic

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.

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Ibn Sina – Avicenna

c. 980 – June 1037 Ibn Sīnā, more commonly known by his Latinized name Avicenna, was a Persian polymath, who wrote almost 450 treatises on a wide range of subjects, …

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