|If math is a religion, it's Islam/'Induism|
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Even while their countrymen waged bloody Crusades against Muslims, a handful of intrepid Christian scholars, hungry for knowledge, traveled East and returned with priceless jewels of science, medicine, and philosophy that laid the foundation for the Renaissance. In this brilliant, evocative book Jonathan Lyons reveals the story of how Europe drank from the well of Muslim learning.
|Islam overran and displaced Silk Road Buddhism throughout Central Asia and India.|
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|Afghan Buddha, first statues|