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Published: 16 Dec 2010

PhD candidate Sally P. Ragep's research centers on a scholar named Mahmud ibn Muhammad ibn `Umar al-Jaghmini, wrote one of the most important works of Islamic science, a ubiquitous elementary astronomical text called the Epitome of Astronomy. She went all the way to Turkmenistan to attend a conference and present a paper on him.

PhD candidate Sally P. Ragep's research centers on a scholar named Mahmud ibn Muhammad ibn `Umar al-Jaghmini, wrote one of the most important works of Islamic science, a ubiquitous elementary astronomical text called the Epitome of Astronomy. She went all the way to Turkmenistan to attend a conference and present a paper on him.
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