Maqālah fī al-jabr مقالة في الجبر Omar Khayyam عمر الخيامي

IO Islamic 1270, ff 48r-56r

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The record is made up of Ff. 48r-56r. It was created in 16th century. It was written in Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.

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Treatise on algebra by Ghiyāth al-Dīn Abū al-Fatḥ ‘Umar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyāmī al-Nīshābūrī (غياث الدين أبو الفتح عمر بن إبراهيم الخيامي النيشابوري; 1048-c 1123) usually called the Risāla fī al-barāhīn ʿalā masāʾil al-jabr wa-al-muqābala (رسالة في البراهين على مسائل الجبر والمقابلة).

The text contains many diagrams.

Begins (f. 48v, line 2-3):

الحمد لله رب العالمين والعاقبة للمتقين ولا عدوان إلا على الظالمين والصلوة

على الأنبياء وخصوصًا على محمد وآله الطاهرين أجمعين

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Ff. 48r-56r
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Arabic in Arabic script
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Manuscript item

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British Library: Oriental Manuscripts
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IO Islamic 1270, ff 48r-56r

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16th century (CE, Gregorian)

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Edition:

  • Omar Khayyam, L'algèbre d'Omar Alkhayyâmî , ed. and trans. by Franz Woepcke (Paris: B. Duprat, 1851)

Translation:

  • Omar Khayyam, An Essay by the Uniquely Wise 'Abdel Fath Omar Bin Al-Khayam on algebra and equations , trans. by Roshdi Khalil (Reading: Garnet, 2005)
  • Omar Khayyam, The algebra of Omar Khayyam , trans. by Daoud S. Kasir (New York: Columbia University, 1931; reprint New York: AMS Press, 1972)
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Algebra -- Early works to 1800
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Omar Khayyam

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