The Contributions of non-Muslim Scholars to The House of Wisdom

  • Hanan AbdulRahman Taha Al-Tekreeti Department of History/ College of Education for Humanities/ Tikrit University/ Iraq.
  • Mohammed Ibrahim Abed AL-Janabi Department of History/ College of Education for Humanities/ Tikrit University/ Iraq.
Keywords: House of Wisdom, Scholars, Christians

Abstract

The Abbasid period was a period of prosperity for the scientific movement, as it witnessed a great development in various sciences and fields, due to the emergence of a large number of scientists, writers and thinkers as well as the interest of the Abbasid caliphs in translation and spread widely, and the Abbasid period expanded in education in general, Establishment of several schools and institutions concerned with culture The libraries of the House of Wisdom, established by the Caliph al-Ma'mun, have become a place for scientists and learners of the Nile from the sciences that are stored in their shelves, as well as the place where the products of the nation Scientists in various sciences.           

Bayt al-Hikma was not only embraced by Arab and Muslim scholars, but also by non-Muslim scholars such as Nasri, Jews, Sabians and Persians. Who have mastered various sciences and played a role in their development. It is therefore necessary to shed light on them to clarify their role as they are Muslims who participated in their civilizational development.                       

The nature of the study necessitated dividing the research into an introduction, two papers, a conclusion, and a list of sources and references. The first topic dealt with the roots of the Abbasid House of Wisdom from the name, location, and establishment. The second topic included non-Muslim scholars in Beit al-Hikma from Christians, Jews, Sabians and Persians. The conclusion dealt with the main findings of the research.

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Published
2020-05-08
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H. A. T. Al-Tekreeti and M. I. A. AL-Janabi, “The Contributions of non-Muslim Scholars to The House of Wisdom”, JUBH, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 76 - 89, May 2020.
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