PERSON

Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Nahāwandī

Name (arabic)

أحمد بن محمّد النهاوندي

Name (translit)

Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Nahāwandī

Alias

Aḥmad ibn Moḥammad Nehāvandī
al-Nihāwandī

Flourished

132H/750J

Died

214H/830J

Lived in

Number in MAMS

39

ismi_id

323550

Authored Works

3 works:

Arithmetic: Practical/ḥisāb

Kitāb al-jamʿ wa-al-tafrīq , كتاب الجمع والتفريق

Astronomical Tables/zījes

al-Zīj al-mushtamil , الزيج المشتمل

Astronomy: General

al-Madkhal ilá ʿilm al-nujūm , المدخل إلى علم النجوم

References

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P. 21 (no. 39).

Pingree, David. 1985. “Aḥmad Nehāvandī”. In Encyclopaedia Iranica, 1:653.
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. 18).

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

Pp. 135-36.

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

Pp. 226-27.

Qurbānī, Abū. 1971. Riyāzidanān-I Irānī Az Khwarizmī Tā Ibn Sīnā. Tehran.

Pp. 37-38.

Ṭūqān, Qadrī. 1963. Turāth Al-ʿArab Al-ʿIlmī Fī Al-Riyāḍīyāt Wa-Al-Falak. Cairo: Dār al-Qalam.

P. 211.

Sayılı, Aydın. 1960. The Observatory In Islam And Its Place In The General History Of The Observatory. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi (Turkish Historical Society).

Pp. 50-51, 78, 357-58.

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.

P. 10.

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

P. 38.

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

P. 282.