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Ibn al-Razzāz al-Jazarī

Year of birth, place
1136, Diyar Bakr
Year of death, place

1136 – ca. 1206

»al-Jāmiʿ bayn al-ʿilm wa-’l-ʿamal an-nāfiʿ fī ṣināʿat al-ḥiyal« [A Compendium on the Theory and Practice of the Mechanical Arts], 1206

  • Cover des Buchs »Allah's Automata«
    • Siegfried Zielinski and Peter Weibel (Eds.)
    • Allah's Automata
    • Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2015
    • Exhibition catalog
    • Language: English
    • The first Renaissance did not take place in Europe, but in Mesopotamia. In terms of the archaeology of media, the Arab-Islamic culture of knowledge and the related art of engineering essentially interposed between antiquity and the early modern...

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