PERSON

Abū Maʿshar Jaʿfar ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿUmar al-Balkhī

Name (arabic)

أبو معشر جعفر بن محمد بن عمر البلخي

Name (translit)

Abū Maʿshar Jaʿfar ibn Muḥammad ibn ʿUmar al-Balkhī

Alias

Abī Maʿshar al-Balkhī
Abū Maʿshar
Albumasar
ابي معشر البلخي
جعفر بن محمد بن عمر البلخي ابو معشر

Born

171H/787J

Died

272H/886J

Born in

Lived in

Died in

Teacher of

Number in MAMS

88

Biography URL

ismi_id

98608

Authored Works

22 works:

Astrology

al-Madkhal al-kabīr ilá ʿilm aḥkām al-nujūm , المدخل الكبير إلى علم أحكام النجوم
al-Madkhal al-ṣaghīr , المدخل الصغير
Kitāb aḥkām al-nujūm , کتاب أحکام النجوم
Kitāb aḥkām al-qirānāt wa-al-kawākib wa-al-burūj al-ithná ʿasharah , کتاب أحکام القرانات والکواکب والبروج الإثني عشرة
Kitāb al-mawālīd , کتاب المواليد
Kitāb al-qawāriʿ , کتاب القوارع
Kitāb al-sirr , کتاب السرّ
Kitāb asrār al-nujūm , کتاب أسرار النجوم
Kitāb fī aḥkām al-nujūm wa- ittiṣālātihā , کتاب في أحکام النجوم وإتّصالاتها
Kitāb mawālīd al-rijāl wa-al-nisāʾ , کتاب مواليد الرجال والنساء
Kitāb zīj al-hazārāt , کتاب زيج الهزارات
Mukhtaṣar dar ʿilm-i nujūm , مختصر در علم نجوم

Astronomical Tables/zījes

al-Zīj al-ṣaghīr , الزيج الصغير
Kitāb ikhtilāf al-zījāt , کتاب إختلاف الزيجات

Astronomy: General

al-Malḥamāt al-Marwiyyah ʿan al-shuhūr al-rūmiyyah , الملحمات المرويّة عن الشهور الروميّة

Astronomy: Practical

Dar bayān-i sāʿāt-i shab wa-rūz , در بیان ساعات شب و روز
Kitāb al-awqāt , کتاب الأوقات
Kitāb al-awqāt ʿalá ithná ʿashariyyat al-kawākib , کتاب الأوقات علی اثنی عشريّة الکواکب

Astronomy: Theoretical/hayʾaẗ al-ʿālam

Kitāb hayʾat al-falak wa-ikhtilāf ṭulūʿihi , کتاب هيئة الفلك وإختلاف طلوعه

Mathematics: Recreational

Risālah dar wafq-i aʿdād , رساله در وفق اعداد

Number Theory

Maqālah fī al-aʿdād al-mutaḥābbah wa-khawāṣṣihā , مقالة في الأعداد المتحابّة وخواصّها

OTHER

Kitāb al-asrār fī maʿrifah aḍlāʿ al-ḍamāʾir , کتاب الأسرار في معرفة أضلاع الضمائر

References

Yamamoto, Keiji. 2007. “Abū Maʿshar Jaʿfar Ibn Muḥammad Ibn ʿUmar Al‐Balkhi”. In The Biographical Encyclopedia Of Astronomers, ed. Thomas al., 1:11. New York: Springer-Verlag.
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. 44-45 (no. 88).

Maʿshar, Abū. 2000. Abū Maʿshar On Historical Astrology: The Book Of Religions And Dynasties (On The Great Conjunctions). Eds. Charles Burnett and Yamamoto, Keiji. 2 vol.. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Gutas, Dimitri. 1998. Greek Thought, Arabic Culture: The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement In Baghdad And Early ʿAbbāsid Society (2Nd-4Th/8Th-10Th Centuries). London; New York: Routledge.
Brockelmann, Carl. 1996. Geschichte Der Arabischen Litteratur (Gal). 5 vol.. Leiden; New York: E. J. Brill.

Vol. 1, pp. 250-51; suppl. 1, pp. 394-96.

King, David. 1986. A Survey Of The Scientific Manuscripts In The Egyptian National Library. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns; The American Research Center in Egypt.
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. 78-79, vol. 3, p. 362 (no. 53).

Suter, Heinrich. 1981. Die Mathematiker Und Astronomen Der Araber Und Ihre Werke. Amsterdam: APA; Oriental Press.

Pp. 28-30.

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

Pp. 139-51.

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

Pp. 139-51, 328-29.

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

Pp. 156-57.

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

Pp. 274-75.

Gillispie, Charles, and David Pingree. 1970. “Abū Maʿshar”. In Dictionary Of Scientific Biography, 1:32-39. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
al-Nadīm, Ibn. 1970. The Fihrist Of Muḥammad Ibn Isḥāq Ibn Al-Nadīm: A Tenth-Century Survey Of Muslim Culture. Ed. Bayard Dodge. 2 vol.. New York: Columbia University Press.

Vol. 2, pp. 656-58.

Lippert, Julius, and Jamāl Al-Qifṭī. 1903. “Taʾrīḫ Al-Hukamāʾ”. Leipzig: Theodor Weicher.
Suter, Heinrich. 1902. “Nachträge Und Berichtigungen”. Abhandlungen Zur Geschichte Der Mathematischen Wissenschaften Mit Einschluss Ihrer Anwendungen 14: 157-85.

P. 162.

Suter, Heinrich. 1892. “Das Mathematiker-Verzeichniss Im Fihrist Des Ibn Abi Ja'qub An-Nadim”. Zeitschrift Für Mathematik Und Physik 37 Supplement.

P. 31.

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

Pp. 240-41.

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

P. 277.

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, pp. 147, 171, 198, 229, 283; vol. 2, p. 46; vol. 3, pp. 554, 558; vol. 5, pp. 50, 94, 136, 475; vol. 6, p. 242.

Barhebraeus,. 1783. Des Gregorius Abulfaradsch Kurze Geschichte Der Dynastien; Oder, Auszug Der Allgemeinen Welt-Geschichte Besonders Der Geschichte Der Chalifen Und Mogolen. Tran. Georg Bauer. 2 vol.. Leipzig: A.G. Böhme.

P. 178.

Barhebraeus,. 1663. Historia Compendiosa Dynastiarvm. Tran. Edward Pococke. Oxford: Excudebat H. Hall.

P. 273.

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, pp. 568-69.

de Vaux, Bernard. Les Penseurs De L'islam. 5 vol.. Paris: P. Geuthner.
Ibn Ṭāwūs, ʿAlī. Faraj Al-Mahmūm Fī Taʾrīḫ ʿUlamāʾ Al-Nujūm. al-Najaf: Manshūrāt al-maṭbaʿah al-ḥaydarīyah.