PERSON

Muḥyī al-Millah wa-al-Dīn Yaḥyá ibn Abī al-Shukr al-Maghribī al-Andalusī

Name (arabic)

محيي الملّة والدين يحيى بن أبي الشكر المغربي الأندلسي

Name (translit)

Muḥyī al-Millah wa-al-Dīn Yaḥyá ibn Abī al-Shukr al-Maghribī al-Andalusī

Alias

Abī al-Shukr
al-Qurṭubī
Muḥyī al-Dīn al-Maghribī
محيى الملة والدين يحيى ابن ابي الشكر المغربي

Died

682H/1283J

Lived in

Number in MAMS

635

Biography URL

ismi_id

37929

Authored Works

22 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Kalām fī ayyat al-kursī , كلام الأيّة الكرسي
Tasṭīḥ al-asṭurlāb , تسطيح الأسطرلاب

Astronomical Tables/zījes

Adwār al-anwār madá al-duhūr wa-al-akwār , أدوار الأنوار مدى الدهور والأكوار
Risālalt al-Khiṭāʾ wa-al-Īghur (Ibn Abī al-Shukr) , رسالة الخطا والاغور
Tāj al-azyāj wa-ghunyat al-muḥtāj , تاج الأزياج وغنية المحتاج
ʿUmdat al-ḥāsib wa-ghunyat al-ṭālib , عمدة الحاسب وغنية الطالب

Astronomy: General

al-Madkhal al-mufīd wa-ghunyat al-mustafīd fī al-ḥukm ʿalá al-mawālīd , المدخل المفيد وغنية المستفيد في الحكم على المواليد
Maqālah fī al-ḥukm ʿalaá al-masāʾil al-mutakhaṣṣaṣ bi-aḥwāl al-sāʾil , مقالة في الحكم على المسائل المتخصّص بأحوال السائل
Maqālah fī istikhrāj taʿdīl al-nahār wa-sāʿat al-mashriq wa-al-dāʾir min al-falak bi-ṭarīq al-handasah , مقالة في استخراج تعديل النهار وساعة المشرق والدائر من الفلك بطريق الهندسة
Risālah fī kayfīyyat al-ḥukm ʿalá taḥāwīl sinī al-ʿalām , رسالة في كيفيّة الحكم على تحاويل سني العالم
Risālah Khātimah fī al-aḥkām al-juzʾīyyah , رسالة خاتمة في الأحكام الجزئيّة

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Khulāṣat al-Majisṭī , خلاصة المجسطي
Muqaddimāt tataʿallaq bi-ḥarakāt al-kawākib , مقدّمات تتعلّق بحركات الكواكب

Geometry: General

Maqālah fī shakl al-qaṭṭāʿ , مقالة في شكل القطّاع
Risālah fī al-nisbah al-muʾallafah (Ibn Abī al-Shukr) , رسالة في النسبة المؤلفة
Tahdhīb makhrūṭāt Abulūniyūs , تهذيب مخروطات أبلونيوس
Tahdhīb maqālah Thawdhūsyūs fī al-ukar (Ibn Abī al-Shukr) , تهذيب مقالة ثوذوسيوس في الأكر
Taḥrīr al-Uṣūl al-handasah li-Uqlīdis (Ibn Abī al-Shukr) , تحرير أصول الهندسة لأقليدس

Mathematics: General

Risālah fī mā tafarraʿa ʿan al-shakl al-qaṭṭāʿ min al-nisab al-muʾallafah ʿalá sabīl al-ījāz , رسالة فيما تفرّع عن الشكل القطّاع من النسب المألّفة على سبيل الإيجاز

Spherics

Iṣlāḥ kitāb Mānālāʾūs fī al-ashkāl al-kuriyyah (Ibn Abī al-Shukr) , إصلاح كتاب مانالاؤوس في الأشكال الكريّة

Trigonometry

Risālah fī kayfīyah istikhrāj al-juyūb al-wāqiʿah fī al-dāʾirah , رسالة في كيفية استخراج الجيوب الواقعة في الدائرة

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