TEXT

Sullam al-samāʾ fī ḥall al-ishkāl waqaʿa li-mutaqaddimīn fī al-ābʿād wa-al-ajrām

Title (arabic)

سُلَم السماء في حلّ الشكال وقع للمُتقدّمين في الابعاد والجرام

Title (translit)

Sullam al-samāʾ fī ḥall al-ishkāl waqaʿa li-mutaqaddimīn fī al-ābʿād wa-al-ajrām

Alias

Sullam al-samā
Sullam al-samāʾ
سُلَم السماء
الرسالة الكمالية
al-Risāla al-kamālīya
al-Risālah al-kamālīyah fī maqādīr al-ajrām al-falakīyah

Author

Created

809H/1407J

Created in

Language

Arabic

Subject

Text type

First-order prose composition (or compilation) [matn]

Notes

This treatise on the size and distance of the planets and the fixed stars is mentioned by al-Kāšī in his Miftāḥ al-ḥisāb. The work, composed in Arabic in 809/1407, was dedicated to the vizier Kamāl al-Dīn Maḥmūd. It consists of an introduction, seven parts, and a conclusion. See reference below (DENA) for details on 11 witnesses of this work located in repositories in Mashhad and Tehran.

ismi_id

58806

Literature References

Dena: Fihristwāra-Yi Dastniwishthā-Yi Īrān. 2010. 12 vol.. Tehran: Muṣṭafā Dirāyatī.

Vol. 6, p. 187.

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. 271 (no. 802), A4, A16.