PERSON

Muʾayyad al-Millah wa-al-Dīn al-ʿUrḍī al-ʿĀmirī al-Dimashqī

Name (arabic)

مؤيّد الملّة والدين العرضي العامري الدمشقي

Name (translit)

Muʾayyad al-Millah wa-al-Dīn al-ʿUrḍī al-ʿĀmirī al-Dimashqī

Alias

Muʾayyad al-Dīn al-ʿUrḍī
Muʾayyad ibn Barīk [Burayk] al-ʿUrḍī al-ʿĀmirī al-Dimashqī
Muʾayyad ibn Barmak al-ʿUrḍī al-Dimashqī
Urḍī

Born

544H/1150J

Died

658H/1260J

Lived in

Teacher of

Number in MAMS

629

Biography URL

ismi_id

48884

Authored Works

4 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Risālah fī kayfiyyat al-arṣād wa-mā yuḥtāju ilá ʿilmihi wa-ʿamalihi min al-ṭuruq al-muʿaddiyah ilá maʿrifah ʿawdāt al-kawākib , رسالة في كفيّة الأرصاد وما يحتاج إلى علمه وعمله من الطرق المعدّية إلى معرفة عودات الكواكب

Astronomy: General

Muqaddimah fī taṣḥīḥ burhān al-shakl al-rābiʿ min tāsiʿat al-Majisṭī , مقدمة في تصحيح برهان الشكل الرابع من تاسعة المجسطي

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Kitāb al-hayʾah (ʿUrḍī) , كتاب الهيئة
Sharḥ Kitāb al-Tabṣirah fī ʿilm al-hayʾah , شرح كتاب التبصرة في علم الهيئة

Manuscript Witnesses copied by this person

1 witnesses:

References

Schmidl, Petra. 2007. “ʿUrḍī: Muʾayyad (Al‐Milla Wa‐) Al‐Dīn (Muʾayyad Ibn Barīk [Burayk]) Al‐ʿUrḍī (Al‐ʿĀmirī Al‐Dimashqī)”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Astronomers, ed. Thomas al., 2:1161-62. New York: Springer-Verlag.
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. 224 (no. 629).

King, David, George Saliba, and George Saliba. 1987. “The Height Of The Atmosphere According To Muʾayyad Al-Dīn Al-ʿUrḍī, Quṭb Al-Dīn Al-Shīrāzī, And Ibn Muʿādh”. In From Deferent To Equant: A Volume Of Studies In The History Of Science In The Ancient And Medieval Near East In Honor Of E. S. Kennedy, 445-465. New York: New York Academy of Sciences; Blackwell.
Saliba, George. 1985. “Solar Observations At The Maraghah Observatory Before 1275: A New Set Of Parameters”. Journal For The History Of Astronomy 16: 113-122.
Saliba, George. 1985. “The Determination Of Solar Eccentricity And Apogee According To Muʾayyad Al‐Dīn Al‐ʿUrḍī (D. 1266 A.d.)”. Zeitschrift Für Geschichte Der Arabisch Islamischen Wissenschaften 2: 47-67.
Saliba, George. 1979. “The First Non-Ptolemaic Astronomy At The Maraghah School”. Isis 70 (4): 571-576.
Saliba, George. 1979. “The Original Source Of Quṭb Al-Dīn Al-Shīrāzī's Planetary Model”. Journal For The History Of Arabic Science 3: 3-18.