PERSON

Sharaf al-Dīn Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan ibn ʿAlī ibn ʿUmar al-Marrākushī

Name (arabic)

شرف الدين أبو علي الحسن بن علي بن عمر المرّاكشي

Name (translit)

Sharaf al-Dīn Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan ibn ʿAlī ibn ʿUmar al-Marrākushī

Alias

Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. ʿUmar b. ʿAlī
Abū ʿAlī
Abū ʿAlī Ḥasan b. ʿAlī
Marrākushī
Marrākushī, Sharaf al-Dīn
الحکيم شرف الدين الحسن بن علي المغربي

Died

660H/1262J

Lived in

Died in

Notes

Marrākushī (fl. 2nd half of 13th c., Egypt) is known for his work devoted on spherical astronomy and astronomical instrumentation.

Number in MAMS

592

Biography URL

ismi_id

45772

Authored Works

5 works:

Astrology

Kitāb al-kāfī , کتاب الکافي

Astronomical Instruments

Ālāt al-taqwīm , آلات التقويم
Kitāb al-ʿamal bi-al-asṭurlāb (Marrākushī) , كتاب العمل بالأسطرلاب

Astronomy: General

Kitāb talkhīṣ al-aʿmāl fī al-ruʾyah al-hilāl , كتاب تلخيص الأعمال في الرؤية الهلال

Astronomy: Practical

Jāmiʿ al-mabādiʾ wa-al-ghāyāt fī ʿilm al-miqāt , جامع المبادئ والغايات في علم الميقات

References

Charette, François. 2007. “Marrākushī: Sharaf Al‐Dīn Abū ʿalī Al‐Ḥasan Ibn ʿalī Ibn ʿumar Al‐Marrākushī”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Astronomers, ed. Thomas Hockey, 739-40. New York: Springer-Verlag.
İhsanoğlu, Ekmeleddin, and Boris Rozenfeld. 2003. Mathematicians, Astronomers And Other Scholars Of Islamic Civilisation And Their Works (7Th-19Th C.). Istanbul: Research Centre for Islamic History, Art, and Culture.

Pp. 207-8 (no. 592).