PERSON

Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥāsib al-Miṣrī

Name (arabic)

أبو كامل شجاع بن أسلم بن محمد الحاسب المصري

Name (translit)

Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥāsib al-Miṣrī

Alias

Abū Kāmil
Abū Kāmil al-Miṣrī
al-Ḥāsib al-Miṣrī
Auoquamel

Born

235H/850J

Died

317H/930J

Lived in

Number in MAMS

124

ismi_id

95658

Authored Works

12 works:

Algebra

al-Kitāb al-shāmil , الكتاب الشامل
Kitāb fī al-jabr , كتاب في الجبر

Arithmetic: Practical/ḥisāb

Ṭarāʾif al-ḥisāb , طرائف الحساب

Geometry: General

Misāḥat al-mukhammas wa-al-muʿashshar , مساحة المخمّس والمعشّر

Inheritance

Al-Waṣāyah bi-al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah , الوصاية بالجبر والمقابلة
Al-Waṣāyah bi-al-judhūr , الوصاية بالجذور

Mathematics: Applied

Kitāb al-misāḥah wa-al-handasah , كتاب المساحة والهندسة
Miṣāḥat al-araḍī , مساحة الأرضي

Mathematics: General

al-Kitāb al-kāfī , الكتاب الكافي
Kitāb al-khaṭāʾayn , كتاب الخطائين
Kitāb al-masāʾil allatī hiya ghayr maḥdūdah , كتاب المسائل التي هي غير محدودة
Kitāb fī al-jamʿ wa-al-tafrīq , كتاب في الجمع والتفريق

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Pp. 61-62 (no. 124).

Sesiano, Jacques. 1997. “Abū Kāmil”. In Encyclopaedia Of The History Of Science, Technology, And Medicine In Non-Western Cultures, 4-5. Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic.
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Pp. 108-11.

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.

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Neuenschwander, E.A. 1980. “Abū Kāmil”. In Lexikon Des Mittelalters, 1:67. München; Zürich: Artemis.
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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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Saʿīdān, Ahmad. 1963. “Ṭarāʾif Al-Ḥisāb Li-Abī Kāmil Šujāʿ Ibn Aslam Al-Miṣrī”. Majallaẗ Maʿhad Al-Maḫṭūṭāt Al-ʿArabiyya 9: 291-320.
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