PERSON

Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān ibn Thābit ibn Qurrah

Name (arabic)

أبو إسحاق إبراهيم بن سنان بن ثابت بن قرة

Name (translit)

Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān ibn Thābit ibn Qurrah

Alias

Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān

Born

295H/908J

Died

334H/946J

Lived in

Number in MAMS

174

Biography URL

ismi_id

62099

Authored Works

13 works:

Astronomical Instruments

Kitāb al-rukhāmah , كتاب الرخامة
Kitāb fī ālāt al-aẓlāl (Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān) , كتاب في آلات الأظلال
Risālah fī al-asṭurlāb , رسالة في الأسطرلاب

Astronomy: General

Kitāb fī aghrāḍ kitāb al-Majisṭī , كتاب في أغراض کتاب المجسطي
Kitāb fī ḥarakāt al-shams , كتاب في حركات الشمس
Kitāb fīmā kāna Baṭlamyūs al-Qalawdhī istaʿmalahu ʿalá sabīl al-tasāhul fī istikhrāj ikhtilāfāt Zuḥal wa-al-Mirrīkh wa-al-Mushtarī , كتاب فيما كان بطلميوس القلوذي استعمله علی سبيل التساهل في إستخراج إختلافات زحل والمرّيخ والمشتري

Geometry: General

Kitāb fī al-dawāʾir al-mutamāssah , كتاب في الدوائر المتماسة
Kitāb fī misāḥat al-qaṭʿ al-mukāfī , كتاب في مساحة القطع المكافي
Maqalah fī rasm al-quṭūʿ al-thalāthah , مقالة في رسم القطوع الثلاثة
Maqālah fī ṭarīq al-taḥlīl wa-al-tarkīb wa-sāʾir al-aʿmāl fī al-masāʾil al-handasiyyah , مقالة في طريق التحليل والتركيب وسائر الأعمال في المسائل الهندسية
Risālah fī waṣf al-maʿānī allatī istakhrajahā fī al-handasah wa-ʿilm al-nujūm , رسالة افي وصف المعاني التي استخرجها في الهندسة وعلم النجوم
Tafsīr al-maqālah al-ūlá min al-Makhrūṭāt , تفسير المقالة الأولی من المخروطات

Mathematics: General

al-Masāʾil al-mukhtārah , المسائل المختارة

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Rashed, Roshdi, and Hélène Bellosta. 2000. Ibrāhīm Ibn Sinān : Logique Et Géométrie Au Xe Siècle. Leiden; Boston: E. J. Brill.
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