PERSON

Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad al-Nasawī

Name (arabic)

أبو الحسن علي بن أحمد النسوي

Name (translit)

Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad al-Nasawī

Alias

Abilhasan Hali ben Ahmad Nasuensis
Abū al-Ḥasan al-Nasawī
ʿAlī al-Nasawī

Born

359H/970J

Died

462H/1070J

Born in

Lived in

Student of

Number in MAMS

341

Biography URL

ismi_id

72419

Authored Works

8 works:

Arithmetic: Practical/ḥisāb

al-Muqniʿ fī al-ḥisāb al-hindī , المقنع في الحساب الهندي

Astronomical Instruments

Risālah fī maʿrifat al-taqwīm wa-al-asṭurlāb , رسالة في معرفة التقويم والأسطرلاب

Astronomical Tables/zījes

al-Zīj al-Fākhir , الزيج الفاخر

Geometry: General

al-Bāligh fī sharḥ kitāb Uqlīdis , البالغ في شرح كتاب أقليدس
Maqālah fī ʿamal dāʾirah nisbatuhā ilá dāʾirah mafrūḍah ka-nisbah mafrūḍah , مقالة في عمل دائرة نسبتها إلى دائرة مفروضة كنسبة مفروضة
Sharḥ kitāb al-Maʾkhūdhāt li-Arshimīdis , شرح كتاب المأخوذات لأرشميدس
Tajrīd Uqlīdis , تجريد أقليدس

Mathematics: General

Kitāb al-ishbāʿ fī sharḥ al-shakl al-qaṭṭāʿ , كتاب الإشباع في شرح الشكل القطّاع

References

Yazdi, Hamid‐Reza. 2007. “Nasawī: Abū Al‐Ḥasan ʿAlī Ibn Aḥmad Al‐Nasawī”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Astronomers, ed. Thomas Hockey, 820-821. New York: Springer.
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.

Pp. 140-41 (no. 341).

Sezgin, Fuat. 1996. Geschichte Der Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 3, Medizin-Pharmazie, Zoologie-Tierheilkunde Bis Ca. 430 H. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

P. 311.

Brockelmann, Carl. 1996. Geschichte Der Arabischen Litteratur (Gal). 5 vol.. Leiden; New York: E. J. Brill.

Suppl. 1, p. 390.

Baghirova, Sevinj. 1987. Sochineniye " Tatimmat Ṣiwān Al-Ḥikmah " Al-Bayhaki Kak Obrazets Srednevekovogo Ensiklopedicheskogo Spravochnika. Tashkent.

P. 74.

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. 45.

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, pp. 259-62.

Sezgin, Fuat. 1979. Geschichte Des Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 7, Astrologie Bis Ca. 430 H. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

Pp. 182, 410-11.

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

Pp. 245-46.

Youschkevitch, Adolf, M. Cazenave, and K. Jaouiche. 1976. Les Mathématiques Arabes (Viiie-Xve Siècles). Paris: J. Vrin.

Pp. 19-22, 24-25, 76, 78.

Sezgin, Fuat. 1974. Geschichte Des Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 5, Mathematik Bis Ca. 430 H. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

Pp. 345-48, 404.

Gillispie, Charles, and Ahmad Saʿīdān. 1974. “Al‐Nasawī”. In Dictionary Of Scientific Biography, 9:614-615. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
al-Nasawī, Abū. 1973. Nasawī-Nāma. Ed. Abū Qurbānī. Tehran.
Ṭūqān, Qadrī. 1963. Turāth Al-ʿArab Al-ʿIlmī Fī Al-Riyāḍīyāt Wa-Al-Falak. Cairo: Dār al-Qalam.

Vol. 1, pp. 290-93.

Al-Bayhaqī, ʿAlī. 1935. Kitāb Tatimmat Ṣiwān Al-Ḥikmah. Ed. Mohammad Shafīʿ. Lahore: L. Ishwar Das, Registrar, University of the Panjab.

Pp. 109-10.

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.

Pp. 86-93.

Khalifa, Hajji. 1835. Hajji Khalifa. Kashf Al-Ẓunūn ʿAn Asāmī Al-Kutub Waʾl-Funūn = Lexicon Bibliographicum Et Encyclopaedicum A Mustafa Ben Abdallah Katib Jelebi Dicto Et Nomine Haji Khalfa Celebrato Compositum. Ed. Gustav Flügel. 7 vol.. Leipzig-London: R. Bentley for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland.

Vol. 3, p. 564; vol. 5, p. 144; vol. 6, pp. 29, 308-9.

Sarton, George. Introduction To The History Of Science. 3 vols. in 5 vol.. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, for the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Vol. 1, p. 719.

Sadiqi, Gh. “Hakīm Nasawī”. Majalle‐Ye Danishkade‐Ye Adabiyyat‐I Tehran [Journal Of The Faculty Of Letters] 6 (1): 17-26.