PERSON

Abū Dāwūd Sulaymān ibn ʿIṣmah al-Samarqandī

Name (arabic)

أبو داوود سليمان بن عصمة السمرقندي

Name (translit)

Abū Dāwūd Sulaymān ibn ʿIṣmah al-Samarqandī

Alias

Sulaymān ibn ʿIṣmah

Flourished

225H/839J

Lived in

Notes

(From MAMS2): His observations of obliquity of ecliptic in Balkh in 883-888 are described in by al-Bīrūnī, in Taḥdīd nihāyāt al-amākīn li-taṣḥīḥ masāfāt al-masākin.

Number in MAMS

181

Biography URL

ismi_id

59241

Authored Works

6 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Maqālah fī ʿamal al-ālah li-maʿrifah ruʾyat al-ahillah , مقالة في عمل الآلة لمعرفة رؤية الأهلة

Astronomical Tables/zījes

Zīj al-nayyirayn , زيج النيّرين

Astronomy: General

Sharḥ al-Majisṭī , شرح المجسطي

Geometry: General

Fī dhawāt al-ismayn wa-al-munfaṣilāt alladhī min al-maqālah al-ʿāshirah min kitāb Uqlīdis , في ذوات الإسمين والمنفصلات الذي من المقالة العاشرة من كتاب أقليدس
Risālah fī al-nisbah al-muʾallafah , رسالة في النسبة المؤلفة
Risālah fī misāḥah dhawāt al-nawāḥī , رسالة في مساحة ذوات النواحي

References

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P. 78 (no. 181).

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Suppl 1, p. 855.

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. 38.

Matvievskaya, Galina, and Boris Rozenfeld. 1983. Matematiki I Astronomy Musulmanskogo Srednevekovya I Ikh Trudi, Viii-Xvii Vv [Mathematicians And Astronomers Of The Muslim Middle Ages And Their Works, Viii-Xvii Centuries]. 3 vol.. Moscow: Nauka.

Vol. 2, p. 144 (no. 117).

Sezgin, Fuat. 1978. Geschichte Des Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 6, Astronomie Bis Ca. 430 H. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

P. 170.

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pp. 337-38.

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Pp. 88-89.

Suter, Heinrich. 1900. Die Mathematiker Und Astronomen Der Araber Und Ihre Werke.. Abhandlungen Zur Geschichte Der Mathematischen Wissenschaften Mit Einschluss Ihrer Anwendungen, Vol. 10. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner.

P. 56.

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Vol. 1, p. 382.