PERSON

al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Niẓām al-Dīn al-Aʿraj al-Nīsābūrī

Name (arabic)

الحسن بن محمد بن الحسين نظام الدين الأعرج النيسابوري

Name (translit)

al-Ḥasan ibn Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Niẓām al-Dīn al-Aʿraj al-Nīsābūrī

Alias

Nīsābūrī, Niẓām al-Dīn al-Aʿraj
Nīšāpūrī
Niẓām al-Aʿraj
Niẓām al-Dīn al-Aʿraj
الحسن ابن محمد ابن الحسين نظام الدين الأعرج النيسابوري
النیشاپوبی

Died

730H/1329J

Born in

Lived in

Notes

MAMS II incorrectly lists a Niẓām al-Dīn al-Bazdawī (p. 257, no. 756) who is actually Niẓām al-Dīn al-Nīsābūrī, based on the listed manuscript (SK, Ayasofya 2646) which is a copy of Nīsābūrī's commentary on Ṭūsī’s Tadhkira.

Number in MAMS

686/756

Biography URL

ismi_id

42529

Authored Works

10 works:

Arithmetic: Practical/ḥisāb

al-Risālah al-Shamsiyyah fī al-ḥisāb , الرسالة الشمسيّة في الحساب

Astronomical Instruments

Rubʿ-i muqanṭar , ربع مقنطر
Sharḥ-i Bīst bāb dar asṭurlāb , شرح بيست باب در اسطرلاب

Astronomical Tables/zījes

Kashf al-ḥaqāʾiq Zīj-i Īlkhānī , كشف الحقائق زيج ايلخاني
Zīj al-ʿAlāʾī , زيج العلائي

Astronomy: Practical

Risālah fī maʿrifah samt al-Qiblah , رسالة في معرفة سمت القبلة

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Sharḥ Taḥrīr al-Majisṭī (Nīsābūrī) , شرح تحرير المجسطي
Tawḍīḥ al-Tadhkirah , توضيح التذكرة

Mathematics: General

Sharḥ al-Shāfiyyah (Nīsābūrī) , شرح الشافيّة

OTHER

References

Morrison, Robert. 2007. Islam And Science: The Intellectual Career Of Niẓām Al-Dīn Al-Nīsābūrī. London; New York: Routledge.
Morrison, Robert. 2007. “Nīsābūrī: Al‐Ḥasan Ibn Muḥammad Ibn Al‐Ḥusayn Niẓām Al‐Dīn Al‐Aʿraj Al‐Nīsābūrī”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Astronomers, ed. Thomas al., 837. New York: Springer-Verlag.
Morrison, Robert. 2005. “The Role Of Portrayals Of Nature In Medieval Qurʾān Commentaries”. Arabica 52: 182-203.
İhsanoğlu, Ekmeleddin, and Boris Rozenfeld. 2003. Mathematicians, Astronomers And Other Scholars Of Islamic Civilisation And Their Works (7Th-19Th C.). Istanbul: Research Centre for Islamic History, Art, and Culture.

P.p. 238-39 (no. 686).

Morrison, Robert. 2002. “The Portrayal Of Nature In A Medieval Qur'an Commentary”. Studia Islamica 94: 115-137.
Morrison, Robert. 1998. “The Intellectual Development Of Niẓām Al-Dīn Al-Nīsābūrī (D. 1329 A. D.)”. Columbia University.
King, David. 1986. A Survey Of The Scientific Manuscripts In The Egyptian National Library. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns; The American Research Center in Egypt.

P. 155 (G38).