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  1. Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq and the Rise of Arabic as a Language of Science

    manuscript copies, ensuring accuracy and consistency in his translations. He even travelled into the Byzantine Empire in search of Greek manuscripts ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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 ...


  4. Scientific Translators and Powerful Patrons

    available in manuscripts was translated into Arabic in an effort, centred on Baghdad, known... the Greek scientific and philosophical literature ...


  5. 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. ...


  6. ‘Islamic Style’ Binding: A Misleading Term Ripe for Further Research

    of Manuscripts in Arabic Script, defines three main categories of ‘Islamic style’ bindings, which are today... Arabic Manuscripts ...


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

    texts then available in manuscripts were translated into Arabic, and translation efforts continued... Arabic Manuscripts Culture and ...


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

    across the medieval Arab world. In some manuscript copies of these texts, one can still read... to as the Isagoge ('Introduction'), ...


  9. Ibn al-Raqqām’s treatise on sundials

    of Shadows, from a manuscript copied during the author’s lifetime. Or 9587, f. 1v The Author Abū ‘Abd Allāh... man. But somebody borrowed ...


  10. Arabic Commentators on Ptolemy's Almagest

    but to rely on later commentaries for studying Ptolemy's theories. Among the known Arabic manuscripts... world. More than a hundred manuscripts ...


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