Islamic Astronomers

Islamic Astronomers

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Caption: Islamic astronomers and geographers working in the observatory constructed at Istanbul in the 16th century by the Sultan Murad III. Arab astronomical knowledge, which was very advanced for the time, filtered through to Europe via Sicily and Spain.

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Keywords: ancient, arab, arabian, arabic, art, artwork, astronomer, astronomic, astronomical, astronomy, drawing, eastern, historic, historical, history, illustration, islam, islamic, observatory, observe, science

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