The Transfer of Knowledge from Islamic Spain to Europe
knowledge of science and technology developed over thousands
of years. People of many cultures and civilizations
contributed to what we know today.
The ancient and classical
civilizations of Greece, Rome, China, India, and Persia fostered knowledge building.
This heritage of learning then passed on to the Muslims in
western Asia, during a time of tolerance.
Centuries later, Western European Spain experienced a
similar period of tolerance among religious groups.
Individuals from differing religious groups added to and
passed along the heritage of learning once again.
They were responsible for bringing this learning from
ancient into modern times. Indeed, the world's ancient and
classical knowledge came to the West through Spain under
and Preservation of Knowledge
Wisdom of the Ancients
and the Classical Tradition
of Learning Passes to Muslim Civilization
Classical and Islamic
Learning Enters Europe