PERSON

Abū Ḥanīfah Aḥmad ibn Dāwūd ibn Wanand al-Dīnawarī

Name (arabic)

أبو حنيفة أحمد بن داوود بن ونند الدينوري

Name (translit)

Abū Ḥanīfah Aḥmad ibn Dāwūd ibn Wanand al-Dīnawarī

Flourished

183H/800J

Lived in

Notes

(From MAMS2): Famous linguist, historian, naturalist, philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer; worked in Isfahan and Dinawar; made astronomical observations in Isfahan in 849-850.

Number in MAMS

97

ismi_id

98009

Authored Works

9 works:

Algebra

Kitāb al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah , كتاب الجبر والمقابلة
Kitāb nawādir al-jabr , كتاب نوادر الجبر

Arithmetic: Practical/ḥisāb

Kitāb al-takht fī ḥisāb al-hind , كتاب التخت في حساب الهند

Astronomical Tables/zījes

Astronomy: Practical

Kitāb al-kusūf , كتاب الكسوف
Kitāb al-qiblah wa-al-zawāl , كتاب القبلة و الزوال

Inheritance

Kitāb al-waṣāyah , كتاب الوصاية
Kitāb ḥisāb al-dawr , كتاب حساب الدور

Natural Philosophy/ṭabīʿiyyāt

Kitāb al-azminah wa-al-amkinah , كتاب الأزمنة و الأمكنة

References

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. 46-47 (no. 97).

Sezgin, Fuat. 1996. Geschichte Der Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 4, Alchimie-Chemie, Botanik-Agrikultur Bis Ca. 430 H. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

Pp. 338-43.

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

Vol. 1, p. 123.

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, pp. 81-82 (no. 60).

Sezgin, Fuat. 1982. Geschichte Des Arabischen Schrifttums (Gas), Vol. 8, Lexikographie Bis Ca. 430 H. Leipzig: E. J. Brill.

Pp. 158-70.

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

Pp. 158-59.

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

Pp. 262-63.

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

Pp. 70-72.

Sayılı, Aydın. 1960. The Observatory In Islam And Its Place In The General History Of The Observatory. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi (Turkish Historical Society).

P. 95.

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

P. 162.

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.

Pp. 31-32.

Leclerc, Lucien. 1876. Histoire De La Médecine Arabe: Exposé Complet Des Traductions Du Grec; Les Sciences En Orient, Leur Transmission À L’Occident Par Les Traductions Latines. 2 vol.. Paris: E. Leroux.

Pp. 298-300.

Ibn al-Nadīm, Muḥammad. 1871. Kitāb Al-Fihrist, Ed. Gustav Flügel. 2 vol.. Leipzig: Vogel.

P. 78.

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, p. 615.

Kâtip, Çelebi. Kashf Al-Ẓunūn ʿan Asāmī Al-Kutub Wa-Al-Funūn. 2 vol.. Istanbul: Maṭabiʻ Wikālat al-Maʿārif al-Jalīlah; Milli Eg‐itim Bakanlig‐i Yayinlari.

Vol. 1, p. 329; vol. 2, p. 105; vol. 3, pp. 63, 470, 558; vol. 5, pp. 54, 67, 103, 130, 162, 169, 308.