PERSON

Rashīd al-Dīn Abū Bakr Aḥmad ibn Isḥāq ibn ʿAbd al-Jalīl al-ʿUmarī al-Waṭwāṭ

Name (arabic)

رشيد الدين أبو بكر أحمد بن إسحاق بن عبد الجليل العمري الوطواط

Name (translit)

Rashīd al-Dīn Abū Bakr Aḥmad ibn Isḥāq ibn ʿAbd al-Jalīl al-ʿUmarī al-Waṭwāṭ

Alias

Rashīd al-Dīn al-Waṭwāṭ
Rashīd al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Jalīl al-ʿUmarī
رشيد الدين محمد بن محمد بن عبد الجليل العمرى

Died

577H/1182J

Born in

Lived in

Died in

Number in MAMS

489

ismi_id

24670

Authored Works

2 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Bīst bāb fī ʿamal al-asṭurlāb , بيست باب في عمل الأسطرلاب

Astronomy: General

Risālah fī ʿilm al-ʿurūḍ (al-Waṭwāṭ) , رسالة في علم العروض

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Vol. 2, pp. 347-48.

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

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Wensinck, Arent. 1934. “Waṭwāṭ”. In Encyclopaedia Of Islam, 4:1228-1229.
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Vol. 2, p. 333.

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