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President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA 02138-3846)
A. I. Sabra (Project Director: January 1979 to present)

The Optics of Alhazen

To translate the eleventh century books of the OPTICS, a large work which developed ideas on light and vision considerabably beyond the limit they had reached in the works of Euclid, Ptolemy, Aristotle and Galen.

Project fields:
Literature, General


Research Programs

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

Grant period:
1/1/1979 – 12/31/1981