PERSON

Abū ʿAlī Yaḥyá ibn Ghālib al-Khayyāṭ

Name (arabic)

أبو علي يحيی بن غالب الخيّاط

Name (translit)

Abū ʿAlī Yaḥyá ibn Ghālib al-Khayyāṭ

Alias

Abū ʿAlī al-Khayyāṭ
Albohali
Yaḥyá al-Khayāṭ
Yaḥyá ibn Ghālib

Flourished

183H/800J

Died

214H/830J

Student of

Notes

Abū ʿAlī al-Khayyāṭ [Latin: Albohali], a student of Māshāʾ Allāh, authored works dealing with astrology. His treatise on nativities was translated into Latin by Johannes of Seville (12th c.).

Number in MAMS

37

ismi_id

105868

Authored Works

3 works:

Astrology

Kitāb fī jumlat al-adillah ʿalý al-mawālīd min aḥkām al-nujūm , كتاب في جملة الأدلّة على المواليد من أحكام النجوم
Kitāb sirr al-ʿamal fīhi masāʾil , كتاب سرّ العمل فيه مسائل

Astronomy: General

Fawāʾid min kalām Abī ʿAlī al-Khayyāṭ , فوائد من كلام أبي علي الخيّاط

References

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P. 21 (no. 37).

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

Vol. 1, p. 250; suppl. 1, p. 394.

King, David. 1986. A Survey Of The Scientific Manuscripts In The Egyptian National Library. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns; The American Research Center in Egypt.

Pp. 32-33.

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. 40 (no. 17).

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

Pp. 120-21.

Samsó, Julio, and Heinrich Suter. 1978. “Al-K̲h̲ayyāṭ”. In Encyclopaedia Of Islam, New Edition, 2nd ed., 4:1162. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Suter, Heinrich. 1958. “Hayyat”. In İslâm Ansiklopedisi, Vol. 5, 395. Istanbul.
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Pp. 9-10.

Suter, Heinrich. 1892. “Das Mathematiker-Verzeichniss Im Fihrist Des Ibn Abi Ja'qub An-Nadim”. Abhandlungen Für Geschichte Der Mathematischen Wissenschaften 6.

P. 31.

Ibn al-Nadīm, Muḥammad. 1871. Kitāb Al-Fihrist, Ed. Gustav Flügel. 2 vol.. Leipzig: Vogel.

P. 276.

Kâtip, Çelebi. Kashf Al-Ẓunūn ʿAn Asāmī Al-Kutub Wa-Al-Funūn. 2 vol.. Istanbul: Maṭabiʻ Wikālat al-Maʿārif al-Jalīlah; Milli Eg‐itim Bakanlig‐i Yayinlari.

Vol. 5, p. 518.