PERSON

Banū Amājūr

Name (arabic)

بنو أماجور

Name (translit)

Banū Amājūr

Alias

Amājūr Family
Abū al-Qāsim ʿAbdallah ibn Amājur al-Turkī al-Harawī
Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī
ʿAlī ʿAbd Allāh ibn Amājūr
Mufliḥ ibn Yūsuf

Flourished

183H/800J

Lived in

Notes

The "Amājūr Family" includes Abū al‐Qāsim ʿAbd Allāh ibn Amājūr al‐Turkī al‐Harawī, his son Abū al‐Ḥasan ʿAlī, a certain ʿAlī ʿAbd Allāh ibn Amājūr, and Abū al‐ Ḥasan's freed slave Mufliḥ ibn Yūsuf.

Number in MAMS

157

Biography URL

ismi_id

63770

Authored Works

11 works:

Astronomical Tables/zījes

al-Zīj al-badīʿ , الزيج البديع
al-Zīj al-khāliṣ , الزيج الخالص
Al-Zīj al-mamarrāt , الزيج الممرّات
al-Zīj al-muzannir , الزيج المزنّر
Al-Zīj al-Sindhind , الزيج السندهند
Kitāb zīj al-Marrīkh ʿalá al-taʾrīkh al-Fārisī , کتاب زيج المرّيخ علی التأريخ الفارسي
Rasāʾil zīj Ḥabash taṣḥīḥ Abī al-Qāsim ibn Amājūr , رسائل زيج حبش تصحيح أبي القاسم بن أماجور
Zīj al-ṭaylasān li-Abī al-Qāsim ʿAlī ibn Amājūr , زيج الطيلسان لأبي القاسم علي بن أماجور

Astronomy: General

Kitāb al-qinn , کتاب القنّ

Astronomy: Practical

Jawāmiʿ aḥkām al-kusūfāt wa-qirānāt al-kawākib , جوامع أحکام الکسوفات وقرانات الکواکب
Kitāb zād al-musāfir , كتاب زاد المسافر

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