Watt, W. Montgomery (William Montgomery)

The influence of Islam on medieval Europe / W. Montgomery Watt. - Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c1972. - viii, 125 p ; 22 cm. - Islamic surveys 9 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of ContentsOne. Islamic presence in Europe I Two. Commerce and Technology 15Three. Arab achievements in science and philosophy 30 Four. Reconquista and Crusade 44 Five. Science and Philosophy in Europe 58 Six. Islam and European self-awareness 72 Appendix 85 Notes 93 Index 107.

In this admirable book Montgomery Watt traces the influence of Islam in medieval Europe, looking in detail at commerce, science and technology, philosophy, and the development of European self-awareness.


Civilization, Western--Islamic influences.
Islamic Empire--Relations--Europe.
Civilisation History, to 1453.

Europe--Relations--Islamic Empire.

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