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Mathematical instrumentation in fourteenth-century Egypt and Syria [electronic resource] : the illustrated treatise of Najm al-D�in al-M�i�sr�i / by Fran�cois Charette.

By: Charette, Fran�cois, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Islamic philosophy, theology, and science: v. 51.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 422, 136 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 1423711777 (electronic bk.); 9781423711773 (electronic bk.); 9047402170; 9789047402176; 9789004130159 (acid-free paper); 9004130152 (acid-free paper).Contained works: Mi�sr�i, Mu�hammad ibn Mu�hammad, active 14th century. Kit�ab f�i al-�al�at al-falak�iyah.Subject(s): Astrolabes -- Egypt -- History | Astrolabes -- Syria -- History | Sundials -- Egypt -- History | Sundials -- Syria -- History | Quadrants (Astronomical instruments) -- Egypt -- History | Quadrants (Astronomical instruments) -- Syria -- History | Electronic books | NATURE -- Sky Observation | Meetinstrumenten | Sterrenkunde | Astrolabia | Astrolabium | Quadrant | Sonnenuhr | Konstruktion | Astronomisches Instrument | Mathematisches Instrument | MameluckenreichGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mathematical instrumentation in fourteenth-century Egypt and Syria.DDC classification: 522/.4 Other classification: 39.12 | 18.72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part I; Part II Commentary; Part III Translation of Najm al-Din al-Misri's Treatise on Instruments; Part IV Appendices; Bibliography; INDEX OF MANUSCRIPTS QUOTED; Indices; Plates; Part V Edition of Najm al-Din's treatise.
Summary: An illustrated Arabic treatise, with an English translation and detailed commentary, on the construction of over 100 various astronomical instruments, many of which are otherwise unknown to specialists. It was composed by Najm al-Din al-Misri, a rather shadowy figure, in Cairo around 1330 CE.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-392) and indexes.

Part I; Part II Commentary; Part III Translation of Najm al-Din al-Misri's Treatise on Instruments; Part IV Appendices; Bibliography; INDEX OF MANUSCRIPTS QUOTED; Indices; Plates; Part V Edition of Najm al-Din's treatise.

An illustrated Arabic treatise, with an English translation and detailed commentary, on the construction of over 100 various astronomical instruments, many of which are otherwise unknown to specialists. It was composed by Najm al-Din al-Misri, a rather shadowy figure, in Cairo around 1330 CE.

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Mathematical instrumentation in fourteenth-century Egypt and Syria by Charette, Fran�cois, ©2003
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