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Title: The Tāj al-azyāj of Muhyī al-Dīn al-Maghribī (d. 1283): methods of computation
Author: Dorce, Carlos
Keywords: Història de l'astronomia
Astronomia àrab
Càlculs numèrics
Matemàtica àrab
Història de la matemàtica
History of astronomy
Arab astronomy
Numerical calculations
Arab mathematics
History of mathematics
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona
Abstract: This paper is about the fírst astronomical work of Mubyi al-Dio alMaghribi 1 , aD AndalusI-MaghribI astronomer who worked in Damascus and Mariigba. His first dated astronomical work is the zij titled Tiij al-azyiíj wa-ghunyat al-mu.btiij (The Crown of tbe Astronornical Handhooks and the Satisfaction of the Needy). l know of three copies of this zij: ane in the Escorial Library, numbered Árabe 932 (Ms. E), another in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin (Ms. N. 4 129, Ms. D) and another in tbe Department of Arabic Philology of the University of Barcelona (Ms. B). Ms. E (fol. 57v) states that the zij was compiled in Damascus in 656H1 1258. This copy was made by Muzaffar ¡bn 'Abd AlUih in Tunís in 797H1 1394.
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It is part of: Suhayl. Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islam, 2003, vol. 3, p. 193-212
ISSN: 1576-9372
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