PERSON

Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Munajjim al-Wābkanawī al-Ḥimādhī

Name (arabic)

شمس الدين محمّد بن علي بن الحسين المنجّم الوابكنوي الحماذي

Name (translit)

Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Munajjim al-Wābkanawī al-Ḥimādhī

Alias

Wābkanawī
الحماذي
Σàμψ Πουχáρησ
Shams al‐Munajjim Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī Khwāja al‐Wābkanawī
Shams al-Dīn al-Bukhārī
Shams Bukharos
Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Munajjim al-Ḥimādhī
Shams al‐Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Munajjim al‐Wābkanawī al-Ḥimādhī

Born

652H/1254J

Lived in

Notes

Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Ḥimādhī (MAMS no. 652) is the same person as Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī Khwāja Shams al-Munajjim al-Wābkanawī al-Bukhārī (MAMS no. 709). He should be distinguished from Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Mubārak Shāh Mīrak al-Buḫārī (MAMS no. 694), who is the same person as Mubārak Shāh (MAMS no. 753).

Number in MAMS

652, 709

ismi_id

8098

Authored Works

4 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Kitāb-i maʿrifat-i asṭurlāb-i shimālī , كتاب معرفت سطرلاب شمالي

Astronomical Tables/zījes

al-Zīj al-muḥaqqaq al-sulṭānī ʿalá uṣūl al-raṣad al-Īlkhānī , الزيج المحقّق السلطاني على أصول الرصد الإيلخاني

Astronomy: General

Faṣl fī makth al-qamar , فصل في مكث القمر

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Tibyān maqāṣid al-Tadhkirah , تبيان مقاصد التذكرة

References

Ragep, F. Jamil. 2014. “New Light on Shams: The Islamic Side of Σὰμψ Πουχάρης”. In Politics, Patronage, and the Transmission of Knowledge in 13th - 15th Century Tabriz, ed. Judith Pfeiffer, 231-47. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
van Dalen, Benno. 2007. “Wābkanawī: Shams al‐Munajjim [Shams al‐Dīn] Muḥammad Ibn ʿAlī Khwāja al‐Wābkanawī [Wābkanawī]”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, ed. Thomas Hockey, 2:1187-88. New York: Springer-Verlag.

But cf. Ragep [2014].

Mercier, Raymond. 2007. “Shams al‐Dīn al‐Bukhārī”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, ed. Thomas Hockey, 2:1047-48. New York: Springer-Verlag.

But cf. Ragep [2014].

Rozenfeld, Boris, and Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu. 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. 229 (no. 652); p. 245 (no. 709).

Pingree, David. The Astronomical Works of Gregory Chioniades. Corpus Des Astronomes Byzantins, Vol. 2. Vol. 1: The Zīj al-ʿAlāʾī (Part 1: Text, Translation, Commentary. Part 2: Tables). Amsterdam: J. C. Grieben.

Pp. 16-17.