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  1. London to Basra in Twenty-Two Days

    sailing to Malta and then Alexandria. The journey from Alexandria to Basra was overland. From Basra...


  2. The Arabic Translations of Ptolemy's Almagest

    Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy) around the year 150 AD in Alexandria, Egypt. The Etymology of the Title In the original...


  3. Menelaus’ Spherics

    Dr Nathan Sidoli Mathematicians in medieval Islamic societies were the first to grasp the real significance of Menelaus’ Spherics. They followed Menelaus’ ...


  4. The Making of Medical Manuals: The 'Questions and Answers' Format in Ḥunayn Ibn Isḥāq’s Medical Manuals

    questions. Thereafter he travelled, probably to Alexandria, where he may have found answers to his questions...


  5. Arabic Scientific Tradition

    Figures from the translation of Menelaus of Alexandria’s treatise on spheres. Or 13127, f. 53v Second,...


  6. Translating a Work of Higher Mathematics

    century BCE). We are told that he studied with the students of Euclid in Alexandria, on the Nile Delta,...


  7. Fī raf‘ al-ashyā’ al-thaqīlah في رفع الأشياء الثقيلة Hero of Alexandria إيرن الإسكندراني

    Arabic version of the Mechanica (Μηχανικά) by the mathematician and engineer Hero of Alexandria... Please see item description of Alexandria ...

    95 images in record  Ref: Add MS 23390, ff 3r-50r  Date(s): 17th century
  8. Kitāb Mānālāwus fī al-ashkāl al-kurīyah كتاب مانالاوس في الأشكال الكرية Menelaus of Alexandria مانالاوس

    of Menelaus of Alexandria's (fl. ca AD 100) Greek treatise on spherical trigonometry known as Kitāb fī... or after it. Arabic Arabic Please ...

    9 images in record  Ref: IO Islamic 1148, ff 63v-67v  Date(s): 14th century
  9. Fī raf‘ al-ashyā’ al-thaqīlah في رفع الأشياء الثقيلة Hero of Alexandria إيرن الإسكندراني and ‘Uyūn al-ḥaqā’iq wa-īḍāḥ al-ṭarā’iq ...

    and replaced with this note of dubious authority. Contents: 1) Hero of Alexandria (إيرن), Fī raf‘ al-ashyā’... al-thaqīlah في رفع ...

    206 images in record  Ref: Add MS 23390  Date(s): 17th century
  10. Kitāb Mānālāwus fī al-ashkāl al-kurrīyahكتاب مانالاوس في الأشكال الكرية Menelaus of Alexandria مانالاوس

    edition of the Arabic translation of Menelaus of Alexandria's (fl. ca AD 100) Greek treatise on spherical... Seals: Two seals on f. 1r Arabic ...

    126 images in record  Ref: Or 13127  Date(s): 4 Rabī‘ II 548

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