CHEMISTRY THROUGH THE AGES - CHEMISTRY THROUGH THE AGES - CHEMISTRY THROUGH THE AGES
Chemistry during the Dark Ages ( 501 A.D. - 1000 A.D.)
In Egypt, under Arab domination, the chemical arts flourish.
Arabian Jabir ibn Hayyan discovers principal salts of arsenic, sulphur, and mecury.
The Persian doctor, Rhases, applies chemical knowledge to the preparation of medicines.
Avicenna writes his medical "Canon" and possible an alchemical work "De Anima". The latter serves as a textbook for Roger Bacon and Albertus Magnus.
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