Hunein Ibn Ishak's Role in Baghdad's Golden Age (MLF)
Apr 24 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
595 Market Street (at Second) Second floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Helen Malko, Archaeologist; Research Fellow, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Ph.D. candidate, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University
The contributions of Hunein Ibn Ishak, the scholarly force behind Baghdad's influential House of Wisdom, were indispensable to Baghdad's Golden Age. Helen Malko, who herself was born in Baghdad, examines the life of this multi-talented Assyrian physician and his crucial role in the
transmission of Greek, Roman, Mesopotamian, Indian and Islamic knowledge and medicine to Europe.
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 non-members, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: George Hammond
Also know: In association with Humanities West
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