PERSON

Kiyā Abū al-Ḥasan Kūshyār ibn Labbān Bāshahrī al-Jīlī

Name (arabic)

كيا أبو الحسن كوشياربن لبّان بن باشهري الجيلي

Name (translit)

Kiyā Abū al-Ḥasan Kūshyār ibn Labbān Bāshahrī al-Jīlī

Alias

Kūshyār ibn Labbān
Kūshyār ibn Labbān Gīlānī
ابو الحسن كوشيار ابن لبان الجيلي
ابو الحسن كوشٮار ٮن لبان الجٮلي
الکيا السعيد کوشيار بن لبان بن باشهري الجيلي
کوشيار بن لبان بن باشهري الجيلي

Flourished

359H/970J

Born in

Lived in

Teacher of

Number in MAMS

308

Biography URL

ismi_id

76792

Authored Works

18 works:

Arithmetic: Practical/ḥisāb

Fī uṣūl ḥisāb al-Hind , في أصول حساب الهند
ʿUyūn al-uṣūl fī al-ḥisāb , عيون الأصول في الحساب

Astrology

Aḥkām-i nujūm , احكام نجوم
Kitāb al-Madkhal fī ṣināʿah aḥkām al-nujūm , کتاب المدخل في صناعة أحکام النجوم
Maqālāt (Kūshyār) , مقالات

Astronomical Instruments

Irshād al-asṭurlāb , إرشاد الأسطرلاب
Kitāb al-asṭurlāb wa-kayfiyyah ʿamalihi wa-iʿtibarihi ʿalá al-tamām wa-al-kamāl , كتاب الأسطرلاب وكيفيّة عمله واعتباره علی التمام والكمال
Maʿrifat al-asṭurlāb , معرفة الأسطرلاب
Risālah fī ṣanʿat al-asṭurlāb , رسالة في صنعة الأسطرلاب

Astronomical Tables/zījes

al-Zīj al-jāmiʿ , الزيج الجامع
Iṣlāḥ taʿdīl al-Mirrīkh , إصلاح تعديل المرّيخ
Zīj Kūshyār al-Jīlī , زيج كوشيار الجيلي
Zīj-i ʿAḍudī , زيج عضدي

Astronomy: General

Risālat al-abʿād wa-al-ajrām , رسالة الأبعاد والأجرام

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Fī ʿilm al-hayʾah al-jāmiʿ , في علم الهيئة الجامع
Fī ʿilm al-hayʾah wa-maʿrifah kayfiyyatihi , في علم الهيئة ومعرفة كيفيّته
Risālah fī jawāmiʿ taʿrīfāt ʿilm al-hayʾah , رسالة في جوامع تعريفات علم الهيئة

References

Bagheri, Mohammad, Nasr Pourjavady, and Živa Vesel. 2004. “Tarjome‐Ye Fārsī‐E Kohan Az Resāle‐Ye Ostorlāb‐E Kūshyār‐E Gīlānī [The Persian Translation Of Kūshyār Gīlānī's Treatise On The Astrolabe]”. In Sciences, Techniques Et Instruments Dans Le Monde Iranien (Xe-Xixe Siècle) - Actes Du Colloque Tenu À L'université De Téhéran (7-9 Juin 1998), 1-34. Tehran.

Actes du colloque tenu à l'Université de Téhéran (7-9 juin 1998).

Cecotti, Claudio, Nasr Pourjavady, and Živa Vesel. 2004. “Hebrew Commentary Written By Šālom Ben Joseph ʿAnābī On Kūšyār's Book The Principles Of Hindu Reckoning”. In Sciences, Techniques Et Instruments Dans Le Monde Iranien (Xe-Xixe Siècle) - Actes Du Colloque Tenu À L'université De Téhéran (7-9 Juin 1998), 183-187. Tehran.

Actes du colloque tenu à l'Université de Téhéran (7-9 juin 1998)

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. 118-19 (no. 308).

Bagheri, Mohammad, Živa Vesel, H. Beikbaghban, and Thierry Epesse. 1998. “The Persian Version Of Zīj‐I Jāmiʿ By Kūšyār Gīlānī”. In La Science Dans Le Monde Iranien À L'époque Islamique, 25-31. Tehran: Institut français de recherche en Iran.

M. Bagheri is preparing an edition of the original text of the jāmiʿ Zīj with English translation and commentary.

Kashino, T. 1998. “Planetary Theory Of Kūšyāribn Labbān”. Kyoto: Kyoto Sangyo University.
Van Brummelen, Glen. 1998. “Mathematical Methods In The Tables Of Planetary Motion In Kūshyār Ibn Labbān's Jāmiʿ Zīj”. Historia Mathematica 25: 265-280.

Van Brummelen has studied Kūshyār's innovative interpolation scheme in the composition of planetary motion tables.

ibn Labbān, Kūshyār. 1997. Introduction To Astrology [Kitāb Al‐Mudkhal Fī Ṣināʿat Aḥkām Al‐Nujūm] Of Kūshyār Ibn Labbān. Tran. Michio Yano. Tokyo: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.
Yano, Michio, and Helaine Selin. 1997. “Kūshyār Ibn Labbān”. In Encyclopaedia Of The History Of Science, Technology, And Medicine In Non‐Western Cultures, 506–507. Dordrecht: Kluwer.
Brockelmann, Carl. 1996. Geschichte Der Arabischen Litteratur (Gal). 5 vol.. Leiden; New York: E. J. Brill.

Vol. 1, pp. 252-53; suppl. 1, pp. 397-98.

Langermann, Y.Tzvi. 1996. “Arabic Writings In Hebrew Manuscripts: A Preliminary Relisting”. Arabic Sciences And Philosophy 6: 137-160.
van Dalen, Benno, and Anton von Gotstedter. 1994. “A Table For The True Solar Longitude In The Jāmiʿ Zīj”. In Ad Radices: Festband Zum Fünfzigjährigen Bestehen Des Instituts Für Geschichte Der Naturwissenschaften Der Johann Wolfgang Goethe‐Universität, 171-190. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner.

An analysis of two tables of this Zīj on true solar longitudes and on the equation of time.

Yano, Michio, and Mercè Grau. 1990. “Tasyīr Computation Of Kūshyār Ibn Labbān”. Historia Scientiarum: 1-16.

Includes a discussion of the concept of tasyīr [prorogation] presented in Chapter 21 of Book III.

ibn Labbān, Kūshyār. 1988. “Kūshyār Ibn Labbān's Treatise On Distances And Sizes [Risāla‐Yi Abʿād Wa‐Ajrām]”. In Hezareh Gooshiar Gili, tran. Mohammad Bagheri, 107–126. Rasht: Gilan University.
Kennedy, Edward. 1988. “Two Medieval Approaches To The Equation Of Time”. Centaurus 31: 1-8.

Kūshyār's and al‐Kāshī's methods.

Berggren, J.Lennart, David King, and George Saliba. 1987. “Spherical Trigonometry In Kūshyār Ibn Labbān's Jāmiʿ Zīj”. In From Deferent To Equant: A Volume Of Studies In The History Of Science In The Ancient And Medieval Near East In Honor Of E. S. Kennedy, 15-33. New York: Academy of Sciences.

Berggren has translated and discussed the materials on spherical trigonometry included in Chapter 3 of Book IV of Kūshyār's jāmiʿ Zīj.

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

Pp. 45-46.

Debarnot, Marie-Thérèse, and Marie-Thérèse Debarnot. 1985. Al‐Bīrūnī's "Kitāb Maqālīd ʿIlm Al‐Hayʾa" : La Trigonométrie Sphérique Chez Les Arabes De L'est À La Fin Du Xe Siècle. Damascus: Institut français de Damas.
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. 216-19; vol. 3, p. 364.

Sezgin, Fuat. 1979. Geschichte Des Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 7, Astrologie Bis Ca. 430 H. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

Pp. 182-83.

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

Pp. 246-49.

Youschkevitch, Adolf, M. Cazenave, and K. Jaouiche. 1976. Les Mathématiques Arabes (Viiie-Xve Siècles). Paris: J. Vrin.

Pp. 70-71.

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

Pp. 343-45, 404.

Gillipsie, Charles, and Ahmad Saʿīdān. 1973. “Kūshyar Ibn Labbān Ibn Bāshahrī, Abu‐ʾL‐Ḥasan, Al‐Jīlī”. In Dictionary Of Scientific Biography, 7:531-533. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
ibn Labbān, Kūshyār, Martin Levey, and Marvin English. 1965. Uṣūl Ḥisāb Al‐Hind [Principles Of Hindu Reckoning]. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

With introduction and notes.

Kennedy, Edward. 1956. “A Survey Of Islamic Astronomical Tables”. Transactions Of The American Philosophical Society 46, pt. 2: 121-177.

Reprinted in: Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1989.

ibn Labbān, Kūshyār. 1948. “Al‐Abʿād Wa‐ʾL‐Ajrām [Distances And Sizes]”. In Rasāʾil Mutafarriqa Fī Al‐Hayʾa Li‐ʾL‐Mutaqaddimīn Wa‐Muʿāsirī Al‐Bīrūnī. Hyderabad.
Lippert, Julius, and Jamāl Al-Qifṭī. 1903. “Taʾrīḫ Al-Hukamāʾ”. Leipzig: Theodor Weicher.

P. 97.

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

P. 163.

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. 83.

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. 1, p. 199; vol. 3, pp. 563-64, 570; vol. 5, pp. 142, 405, 475; vol. 6, p. 51.