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Islam. Islamic culture is the most relevant to European science. Not only is the
religion itself closely related to Judaism and Christianity, but there was active
cultural contact between Arabic-speaking lands and Latin Europe at crucial
Nevertheless, the main work of the revolution in philosophy had been
accomplished, and European literate culture, including science, was firmly set on
the path to complete secularization. The image of Newton dominated science in
the 18th ...
tal and vocal, can be found from the Caucasus Mountains north across the
Russian plains, east along the Baltic, in the mountainous sectors of central
Europe, and in the Balkans. This region, where the agricultural cycle, the country
dance, and ...
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