Short mathematical texts, notes and diagrams in Arabic and Persian

Add MS 23570, ff 86v-117r

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The record is made up of Ff. 86v-117r. It was created in 1605-1610. It was written in Arabic, Farsi and Persian. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.

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Notable contents include:

  • Commentary on Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī's (نصير الدين محمد بن محمد الطوسي; d. 1274) edition of Euclid's (Εὐκλείδης; أقليدس; fl. 300 BC) Elements (الأصول) (ff. 86v-88r);
  • Text by Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī's (نصير الدين محمد بن محمد الطوسي; d. 1274) (ff.88v-89v);
  • Commentary on Ptolemy's (بطلميوس, Claudius Ptolemaeus; c 90-c 168) Almagest (كتاب المجسطي) (f. 90r);
  • A text on determining the qiblah (في معرفة سمت القبلة) by Abū al-Rayḥān Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Bīrūnī (أبو الريحان محمد بن أحمد البيروني, ca 973-1048) (ff. 91v-92r);
  • A text on determining the qiblah (في معرفة سمت القبلة) by Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī's (نصير الدين محمد بن محمد الطوسي; d. 1274) (f. 92v);
  • A text on catoptrics, with elaborate diagrams (ff. 94r-95r);
  • Commentry on Euclid (Εὐκλείδης; أقليدس; fl. 300 BC) (ff. 95v-96r);
  • Figure comprising all the figures in Euclid's (Εὐκλείδης; أقليدس; fl. 300 BC) Elements (الأصول), Book One (ff. 97v-98r);
  • Extract from Qāḍīzāde al-Rūmī's (قاضي زاده الرومي; d. after 1440) commentary on Maḥmūd al-Jaghmīnī's (محمود الجغميني; fl. first half of 13th century) al-Mulakhkhaṣ fī ‘ilm al-hay’ah al-basīṭah (98v-99r);
  • Extract from al-Qūshjī (القوشجي; d. 1474) (1092v-103r);
  • Extract from Kamāl al-Dīn al-Fārisī's (كمال الدين حسن الفارسي; d. 1319) Tanqī ḥ manāẓir Ibn al-Haytham (تنقيح مناظر ابن الهيثم; ff114v-115).
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Ff. 86v-117r
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Arabic, Farsi and Persian in Arabic script
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Add MS 23570, ff 86v-117r

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1605-1610 (CE, Gregorian)

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Short mathematical texts, notes and diagrams in Arabic and Persian, British Library: Oriental Manuscripts, Add MS 23570, ff 86v-117r, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023431932.0x00000d> [accessed 16 July 2018]

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