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Human civilization is the product of cultural foundations laid centuries ago in Greece, Egypt, Iran, India and China. These five civilization spheres were united by their common pursuit of knowledge and the arts. They produced architectural masterpieces such as the Pyramids, the Great Wall, the Acropolis and Persepolis which are today considered part of world heritage. The genius of music they produced transcended geographical boundaries as it moved from China crossing India, Iran and Egypt to the West and back again, while in different regions and times thinkers such as Confucius, Aristotle and Avicenna taught men philosophy - the basis of all social and political thought. Since time immemorial men in every corner of the inhabited world have engaged themselves in the study of astronomy, geometry, arithmetic, medicine and the natural sciences in order to advance human knowledge.

Research into science and arts is the most important aim of the "National Academy for the History of Science and Art " NAHSA. The sphere of activities of this Academy revolves around research into the general field of the history of science and arts in the civilizations of Greece, Egypt, Iran, India and China. These studies are is within the framework of, Masters (M.A.), Doctoral (Ph.D.) and post-doctoral program. Our students follow either one of these different programs in the field of the history of science and arts of the five civilizations described above. The theses they produce are supervised by leading experts in the field who are either affiliated directly or indirectly with the centre. The most important subjects of study in the Academy are as follows: (1) the history of science of (mathematics/ arithmetic, biology/botany, astrology) and (2) the history of art (music, sculpture, architecture and pottery).
 
   
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