Maqalah-’i avvalī az Kitāb-i Uqlīdas مقالهٔ اولى از كتاب اقليدس Euclid أقليدس

IO Islamic 923, ff 71v-95r

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The record is made up of ff. 71v-95r. It was created in 1198. It was written in Farsi and Persian. The original is part of the British Library: Oriental Manuscripts.

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A Persian version of Book One of the Elements (Στοιχεῖα; كتاب أقليدس [في الأصول]) by the mathematician Euclid of Alexandria (Εὐκλείδης; أقليدس; fl. 300 BC). The diagrams are collected on three fold outs (ff. 74r, 89r and 95r).

Begins (f. 71v, lines 1-2:

مقالهٔ اولى از كتاب اقليدس چهل وهفت شكل است ودر نسخهٔ ثابت

چهل وهشت زيادهٔ يك شكل و ان شكل 2 است عادت چنان رفته است

Ends (f. 94v, lines 6-7)

... هشتم پس از نير قايمهٔ با شد

وهسمين بود مراد ما

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ff. 71v-95r
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Farsi and Persian in Arabic script
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IO Islamic 923, ff 71v-95r

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1198 (AH, Hijri qamari)

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Edition of original Greek text:

  • Euclid in Greek. Book I , Thomas L. Heath, ed. and trans., (Cambridge: University Press, 1920)

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Maqalah-’i avvalī az Kitāb-i Uqlīdas مقالهٔ اولى از كتاب اقليدس Euclid أقليدس, British Library: Oriental Manuscripts, IO Islamic 923, ff 71v-95r, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 14 December 2019]

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