The intellectual heritage of the East has always been attractive to Europe. In the early Middles Ages, translations of Arabic texts laid the foundations for European science: mathematics, medicine, philosophy, and astronomy.
The west systematically studied the works of oriental philosophers, including Turkmen scientists, who were born and lived in our country. Among these names, the most significant is Az-Zamahshari - the great philosopher of the middle Ages, who was called by Bartold "a scientist of world significance".
He was born in 1074 in Khorezm, in the city of Zamahshar (Izmukshir), the ruins of which are located 25 km southwest of Dashoguz. Zamahshari was a lawyer, theologist, philosopher, philologist, and a man of politics and letters.
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