Islamic geographers – Medieval Islam

By |2019-07-03T10:11:08-07:00July 25th, 2017|History, Islam, Science|

Islamic geographers: al-Idrisi's map of the world (1100s AD) Universities in the Islamic Empire Silk Road and Indian Ocean trade made many people in the Islamic Empire rich enough to send their sons to college. So the big university at Alexandria in Egypt stayed open. But the university moved from Alexandria to the nearby town [...]