PERSON

Abū al-ʿAnbas Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ibn Ibrāhīm al-Ṣaymarī

Name (arabic)

أبو العنبس محمّد بن إسحاق بن إبراهيم الصيمري

Name (translit)

Abū al-ʿAnbas Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ibn Ibrāhīm al-Ṣaymarī

Alias

Abū al-ʿAnbas al-Ṣaymarī
Muḥammad al-Ṣaymarī
Ṣaymarī
ابو العمنس الصيمري

Born

210H/826J

Died

274H/888J

Born in

Lived in

Notes

(From MAMS2): Poet, mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. He was a judge in Ṣaymar near Basra.

Number in MAMS

93

ismi_id

98260

Authored Works

5 works:

Astrology

Kitāb aṣl al-uṣūl fī ṭabīʿat al-burūj wa-al-kawākib wa-jamīʿ ḥalātihā wa-dalāʾilihā , كتاب أصل الأصول في طبيعة البروج والكواكب وجميع حلاتها ودلائلها

Astronomical Tables/zījes

Astronomy: General

Kitāb al-madkhal ilá ṣināʿat al-nujūm , كتاب المدخل إلى صناعة النجوم

Astronomy: Practical

Kitāb fī al-ḥisāb al-nujūmī , كتاب في الحساب النجومي

Geometry: General

Kitāb handasat al-ʿaql , كتاب هندسة العقل

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Pp. 45-46 (no. 93).

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

Vol. 1, p. 396.

Baghirova, Sevinj. 1987. Sochineniye " Tatimmat Ṣiwān Al-Ḥikmah " Al-Bayhaki Kak Obrazets Srednevekovogo Ensiklopedicheskogo Spravochnika. Tashkent.
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. 36.

Pingree, David. 1985. “Abu’L-`anbas Al-Saymari”. In Encyclopaedia Iranica, 1:259.

P. 38.

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. 80 (no. 56).

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

Pp. 152-53.

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

P. 262.

Ullmann, Manfred. 1972. Die Natur- Und Geheimwissenschaften Im Islam. Leiden: E. J. Brill.

Pp. 325-26.

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. 30-31.

Suter, Heinrich. 1892. “Das Mathematiker-Verzeichniss Im Fihrist Des Ibn Abi Ja'qub An-Nadim”. Abhandlungen Für Geschichte Der Mathematischen Wissenschaften 6.

P. 33.

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

Pp. 151, 173, 278, 358.