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RL-*0004-79

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
A. I. Sabra (Project Director: 05/01/1978 to present)

THE OPTICS OF ALHAZEN

The Optics of Alhazen. In the Optics (11th Century), Alhazen developed a new theory of vision considerably beyond the limit reached in the writings of Euclid, Ptolemy, Aristotle and Galen.

Project fields:
Unknown

Program:
Translations

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$34,747 (approved)
$34,089 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1979 – 12/31/1981