Maqālah fī al-marāyā al-muḥriqah bil-dā’irah مقالة في المرايا المحرقة بالدائرة Alhazen ابن الهيثم

IO Islamic 1270, ff 21v-25r

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The record is made up of Ff. 21v-25r. 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 circular burning-mirrors by Abū ‘Alī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Haytham (أبو علي الحسن بن الحسن بن الحسن بن الهيثم; d. ca 1040).

The text contains nine diagrams.

Begins (f. 21v, line 3):

... الشعاع الشمسي يخرج من الشمس على خطوط مستقيمة

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Ff. 21v-25r
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Arabic in Arabic script
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Manuscript item

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IO Islamic 1270, ff 21v-25r

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16th century (CE, Gregorian)

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Edition:

  • Alhazen, 'Fī al-marāyā al-muḥriqah bi-al-dāʼirah', in Majmūʻ al-rasāʼil li-Abī ʻAlī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Haytham al-Baṣrī (Ḥaydarābād al-Dakan: Dāʼirat al-Maʻārif al-ʻUthmānīyah, 1357 [1938])

Study:

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

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Maqālah fī al-marāyā al-muḥriqah bil-dā’irah مقالة في المرايا المحرقة بالدائرة Alhazen ابن الهيثم, British Library: Oriental Manuscripts, IO Islamic 1270, ff 21v-25r, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023697729.0x000006> [accessed 14 October 2019]

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