Contributions of Ancient Arabian and Egyptian Scientists on Chemistry
Md. Wasim Aktar and M. Paramasivam
Dept. of Agril. Chemicals, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia,West Bengal, India.
The modern chemistry is based on the findings and thinking of the people of historical age. If no one knows the base and work of the previous on a subject, he or she could mere develop a new thought or findings. For, a civilization must know its past. Hence, the present work is a small effort to find out the contribution of ancient Arabian and Egyptian scientists in the field of Chemistry. Different scientists of different school of thought, correlating different streams of science being Chemistry as a main subject, are described in the present work.