PERSON

Abū al-Ḥusayn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʿUmar al-Ṣūfī

Name (arabic)

أبو الحسين عبد الرحمن بن عمر الصوفي

Name (translit)

Abū al-Ḥusayn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn ʿUmar al-Ṣūfī

Alias

Abū al-Ḥusayn
al-Ṣūfī
ʿAbd al-Raḥmân al-Ṣoûfî
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Ṣūfī
ابي الحسين عبد الرحمن ابن عُمر الصوفي الشيرازي

Born

291H/903J

Died

376H/986J

Born in

Lived in

Teacher of

Number in MAMS

212

Biography URL

ismi_id

58576

Authored Works

9 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Kitāb al-ʿamal bi-al-kurah al-falakiyyah , كتاب العمل بالكرة الفلكية
Kitāb fī maʿrifah asṭurlāb , كتاب في معرفة اسطرلاب
Risālah fī al-ʿamal bi-al-asṭurlāb (170 chapters) , رسالة في العمل بالاسطرلاب
Risālah fī al-ʿamal bi-al-asṭurlāb (1760 chapters) , رسالة في العمل بالاسطرلاب
Risālah fī al-ʿamal bi-al-asṭurlāb (400 chapters) , رسالة في العمل بالأسطرلاب

Astronomy: General

Kitāb ṣuwar al-kawākib al-thābitah , كتاب صور الكواكب الثابتة
Risālah fī maʿrifah mā maḍá min al-layl min sāʿāt bi-qiyās al-kawākib al-thābitah wa-al-ṭāliʿ , رسالة في معرفة ما مضی من اللیل من ساعات بقیاس الكواكب الثابتة والطالع

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Kitāb al-Madkhal ilā ʿilm al-nujūm wa-aḥkāmihi , كتاب المدخل إلی علم النجوم وأحكامه

Geometry: General

Risālah fī ʿamal al-ashkāl al-mutasāwiyyah al-aḍlāʿ kulluhā bi-fathah wāḥidah , رسالة في عمل أشكال المتساويّة الأضلاع كلّها بفتحة واحدة

References

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Pp. 86-87 (no. 212).

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

Vol. 1, p. 254; suppl. ?, p. 214.

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

P. 41.

Kunitzsch, Paul. 1986. “The Astronomer Abū ʾL‐Ḥusayn Al‐Ṣūfī And His Book On The Constellations”. In Zeitschrift Für Geschichte Der Arabisch–Islamischen Wissenschaften, 3:56-81. Frankfurt: Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften.
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. 157-59.

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

Pp. 212-15.

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

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

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

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Lippert, Julius, and Jamāl Al-Qifṭī. 1903. “Taʾrīḫ Al-Hukamāʾ”. Leipzig: Theodor Weicher.

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Suter, Heinrich. 1902. “Nachträge Und Berichtigungen”. Abhandlungen Zur Geschichte Der Mathematischen Wissenschaften Mit Einschluss Ihrer Anwendungen 14: 157-85.

P. 166.

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.

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Khalifa, Hajji. 1835. Hajji Khalifa. Kashf Al-Ẓunūn ʿAn Asāmī Al-Kutub Waʾl-Funūn = Lexicon Bibliographicum Et Encyclopaedicum A Mustafa Ben Abdallah Katib Jelebi Dicto Et Nomine Haji Khalfa Celebrato Compositum. Ed. Gustav Flügel. 7 vol.. Leipzig-London: R. Bentley for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland.

Vol. 3, p. 336; vol. 4, p. 113.

Barhebraeus,. 1783. Des Gregorius Abulfaradsch Kurze Geschichte Der Dynastien; Oder, Auszug Der Allgemeinen Welt-Geschichte Besonders Der Geschichte Der Chalifen Und Mogolen. Tran. Georg Bauer. 2 vol.. Leipzig: A.G. Böhme.

P. 214.

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P. 325.

de Vaux, Bernard. Les Penseurs De L'islam. 5 vol.. Paris: P. Geuthner.

Vol. 2, pp. 41-42.

Sarton, George. Introduction To The History Of Science. 3 vols. in 5 vol.. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, for the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Vol. 1, pp. 665-66.