Presentation on theme: "Science in the Middle Ages. Muslim Scholars Between 700’s and 1200’s Muslim culture flourished They took Greek ideas and expanded them Borrowed numbering."— Presentation transcript:
Muslim Scholars Between 700’s and 1200’s Muslim culture flourished They took Greek ideas and expanded them Borrowed numbering system from Indian scholars Produced Arabic numbering system & develop Algebra Al-Razi (Persian Doctor) able to identify and describe disease Ibn Sina published Canon of Medicine
Jewish & Christian Scholars Muslim, Jewish and Christian scholars help spread scientific knowledge throughout western Europe Many translated Greek and Arabic works into Latin Jewish scholars Maimonides wrote and taught religion, science & medicine Gersonides came up with an instrument to measure distance between objects in the sky Christianity pushed that viewing the world should be through faith Thomas Aquinas tried to show the two could exist
Renaissance Leads to New Ideas The Renaissance help the launching of humanism – Emphasis on people and their achievement With the invention of the printing press help the spread of humanism European scholars began to question classical learning New investigation emerged
Influence of Renaissance Artists Scientists were affected by artists of the Renaissance Artists began to observe humans and animals even more closely Some even dissected human corpses Artists begin to make more drawing of human anatomy
Influence of Global Explorations Europeans look for new routes to Asia These voyages would increase the knowledge of the Earth’s shape, size and weather This would challenge the classic ideas of ancient Greeks
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