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Maragheh Observatory

Related to Maragheh city (located in East Azerbaijan province)
Also known as: Khajeh Nasir Observatory, Maraghe Astronomical Observatory, Rasad-khaneh Maraghe
Maragheh Observatory was one of the largest and most famous Islamic observatory in the world with great observational instruments of high precision, related to the period before the telescope was invented. The building was founded by Khawaja Nasir-e-Din Tusi order, the philosopher, mathematician and the great astronomer of the Illkhani and the command ...
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Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
The building was founded by Khawaja Nasir-e-Din Tusi order, the philosopher, mathematician and the great astronomer of the Illkhani and the command of Holaku khan on a hill in West Maragheh. | Copyright: Aydin Tabrizi
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
The Maragha Observatory has a unique place in the history of medieval astronomy. It represents a new wave of scientific activities in the Islamic world in the mid 13th century, | Copyright: Mahan Hamidfar
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
The construction of the Maragha Observatory commenced in 1259 under the patronage of Genghis Khan’s grandson Hūlāgū. Its director was Nasīr al-Dīn Tūsī (1201-1274), an eminent Persian mathematician, astronomer and philosopher whose reputation spread as far as China and whom Hūlāgū had appointed as one of his advisors. The observatory was in fact a scientific institute, with a main building for the observational equipment, some auxiliary buildings, and accommodation quarters. In the observatory, there was a library which is said to have contained about 400,000 volumes.
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Inside of Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
Maragheh Observatory was one of the largest and most famous Islamic observatory in the world with great observational instruments of high precision, related to the period before the telescope was invented.
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
The Maragha Observatory has a unique place in the history of medieval astronomy. It represents a new wave of scientific activities in the Islamic world in the mid 13th century,
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
The building was founded by Khawaja Nasir-e-Din Tusi order, the philosopher, mathematician and the great astronomer of the Illkhani and the command of Holaku khan on a hill in West Maragheh. | Copyright: Ayoub Farabi
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
Maragheh Observatory was one of the largest and most famous Islamic observatory in the world with great observational instruments of high precision, related to the period before the telescope was invented. | Copyright: Auoob Farabi
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
Maragheh Observatory was one of the largest and most famous Islamic observatory in the world with great observational instruments of high precision, related to the period before the telescope was invented.
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
The building was founded by Khawaja Nasir-e-Din Tusi order, the philosopher, mathematician and the great astronomer of the Illkhani and the command of Holaku khan on a hill in West Maragheh.
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Khajeh Nasir Observatory - Maragheh
The construction of the Maragha Observatory commenced in 1259 under the patronage of Genghis Khan’s grandson Hūlāgū. Its director was Nasīr al-Dīn Tūsī (1201-1274), an eminent Persian mathematician, astronomer and philosopher whose reputation spread as far as China and whom Hūlāgū had appointed as one of his advisors. The observatory was in fact a scientific institute, with a main building for the observational equipment, some auxiliary buildings, and accommodation quarters. In the observatory, there was a library which is said to have contained about 400,000 volumes.
Maraghe Astronomical Observatory,Rasad-khaneh Maraghe,رصدخانه مراغه, rasadkhaneye maraghe,rasadkhanehe maraghe
Maragheh Observatory - East Azerbaijan
Maragheh Observatory was one of the largest and most famous Islamic observatory in the world with great observational instruments of high precision, related to the period before the telescope was invented.
Maragheh Attractions & Tourist Information
The township of Maraqeh is located to the south of Tabriz and in the southern slopes of the Sahand mountains. The historical city of Maraqeh is 126 km. from the center of the province and has variable climate, such as in the higher areas being of mountainous type, and in ...
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