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...Al-Tusi's work is not a translation of Euclid's Elements, but a rewriting, based on older Arabic translations. This edition circulated in two forms, a larger and a smaller. The larger is said to survive in Florence only (Pal. 272 and 313...
...First edition. A study of Arabic calendars and the methods for calculating dates used by the Arabs in Sicily. Gregorio was a canon of Palermo Cathedral who wrote several learned works on the history of the Arabs in Sicily....
...A joint production by the English polymath John Dee and the Italian mathematician Federico Commandino of this fragment 'On the division of surfaces', based on a manuscript attributed to a Muḥammad al-Baghdādī. 'The only other work of Euclid...
...Biographies of Arab mathematicians who flourished in medieval Al-Andalus. The author himself was a Professor of Mathematics, who dedicated his studies partly to the history of science in Spain. He was a member of the Reial Acadèmia de...
...An offprint, with its own title and pagination, from Bullettino di bibliografia e di storia delle scienze matematiche e fisiche 5 (1872). It contains biographical notes of fourteen Arabic mathematicians – including philosophers, astrologers...
...Avicenna exerted perhaps a more profound influence on both Eastern and Western medical thought than any other Islamic scholar. The Canon of Medicine was considered standard reading in European universities until well into the eighteenth...
...First edition. Edited by Tychsen from an Arabic manuscript at Leiden, this is the text of a treatise by the Egyptian historian al-Maqrizi (1364–1442) concerning the legal weights and measures of the Arabs. Silvestre de Sacy had published...