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The record is made up of Ff. 122r-123v. 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 the construction of regular heptagon by Abū ‘Alī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Haytham (أبو علي الحسن بن الحسن بن الحسن بن الهيثم; d. ca 1040).

Begins (f. 122r, line 3):

إن أرشميدس بنى ضلع المسبع على المربع الذي قدمه ...

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Ff. 122r-123v
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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 122r-123v

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16th century (CE, Gregorian)

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Translation:

  • Schoy, Carl, Die trigonometrischen Lehren des persischen Astronomen Abu'l-Raihân Muh. Ibn Ahmad al-Bîrûnî dargestellt nach al-Qânûn al-Masʻûdî (Hanover: Orient-Buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire K.-G., 1927), pp. 84-91

Study:

  • Sezgin, Fuat, Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums , vol. 5 (Leiden: Brill, 1974), p. 358-74

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Faṣl fī muqaddimat ḍil‘ al-musabba‘ فصل في مقدمة ضلع المسبع Alhazen ابن الهيثم, British Library: Oriental Manuscripts, IO Islamic 1270, ff 122r-123v, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/mirador/81055/vdc_100023697729.0x000015> [accessed 13 December 2019]

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