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Crossing borders: thinkers and mathematical ideas, 1100‒1500 CE

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The present paper investigates the transmission of Indo-Arabic numerals from India to the medieval West via Arabic sources, which provides an interesting intellectual and historical background to explore knowledge transfer across cultures. The goal of this paper is to shed light on Eastern and Western cultural exchanges and, in doing so, to add new interpretative layers to understand the Mediterranean world as the melting-pot of many histories. I provide a comparative perspective by juxtaposi...

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Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
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Leverhulme Trust
Grant:
ECF-2018-338
Publisher:
University of Warwick
Acceptance date:
2020-11-02
Event title:
Re-imagining the Mediterranean:Transcultural Networks in the Early Modern World
Event location:
University of Warwick
Event website:
https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/ecc/events/mediterranean/cfp/cfp_reimagining_the_mediterranean.pdf
Event start date:
2019-05-17
Event end date:
2019-05-17
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1171540
Local pid:
pubs:1171540
Deposit date:
2021-04-15

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