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  1. The British Library: How Many Institutions Became One

    collection of Arabic manuscripts and material related to the Gulf, is held in the British Library collection.... in the world. It contained not ...


  2. Sahl ibn Bishr and the Rise of Astrology in Abbasid Times

    and Manuscript Library, Yale University, Arabic MSS 523, f. 50a)... appears as Zael/Zahel/Zahel Benbriz, is extant in about fifty-five manuscripts ...


  3. The Latin Reception of the Arabic Tradition of the Almagest

    limited. Three manuscripts of the text are extant today in Rome and Florence; Ptolemy's preface according to this version also appears in ...


  4. Robots, Musicians and Monsters: The World’s Most Fantastic Clocks

    Dr Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library The peoples of the Islamic world excelled at designing and building water-clocks ...


  5. Scientific Translators and Powerful Patrons

    Dr Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library During the first four centuries of Islam, almost all the Greek scientific ...


  6. Translating a Work of Higher Mathematics

    an eighteenth-century manuscript of Apollonius’ Conics. IO Islamic 924, f. 41r He wrote this work up in a treatise... on a single manuscript ...


  7. Studying the Mathematical Sciences

    Probably, translations of one or two Greek manuscripts of this collection served as the core of what became... This circulated in many manuscripts ...


  8. Why Were So Many of the Greek-Arabic Translators Christians?

    Dr Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library An enormous effort was made... centuries almost all Greek scientific and ...


  9. The Beginnings of Science in the Islamic World

    Dr Bink Hallum Arabic Scientific Manuscripts Curator, British Library When and where did the sciences practised in the Islamic world during the ...


  10. Competing Theories of Spherical Trigonometry

    of various manuscripts, producing his revision of the canonical work. This was a brilliant piece of critical... sphericis). Harley MS 13, f. ...


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