PERSON

Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿĪsá ibn Aḥmad al-Māhānī

Name (arabic)

أبو عبد الله محمد بن عيسی بن أحمد الماهاني

Name (translit)

Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿĪsá ibn Aḥmad al-Māhānī

Alias

Māhānī

Flourished

235H/849J

Died

256H/870J

Number in MAMS

82

ismi_id

99240

Authored Works

7 works:

Astronomy: General

Risālah fī ʿurūḍ al-kawākib , رسالة في عروض الكواكب

Astronomy: Practical

Maqālah fī maʿrifat al-samt li-ayy sāʿah aradta wa-fī ayy mawḍiʿ aradta , مقالة في معرفة السمت لأيّ ساعة أردت وفي أيّ موضع أردت

Geometry: General

Kitāb fī sittah wa-ʿishrīn shakl min al-maqālah al-ūlá min Uqlīdis allati lā yuḥtāju fī shayʾ minhā ilá al-khulf , كتاب في ستّة وعشرين شكل من المقالة الأولى من أقليدس التي لا يحتاج في شيء منها إلى الخلف
Tafsīr al-maqālah al-ʿāshirah min kitāb Uqlīdis , تفسير المقالة العاشرة من كتاب أقليدس

Mathematics: General

Risālah fī al-mushkil min amr al-nisbah , رسالة في المشكل من أمر النسبة

Spherics

Iṣlāḥ kitāb Manālāwus fī al-ashkāl al-kuriyyah (Māhānī) , إصلاح كتاب منالاوس في الأشكال الكريّة

References

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Ben Miled, Marouane. 2005. Opérer Sur Le Continu: Traditions Arabes Du Livre X Des Eléments D'euclide, Avec L'édition Et La Traduction Du Commentaire D'abū ʿAbdi Allāh Muḥammad B. ʿĪsā Al-Māhānī. Carthage: Académie tunisienne des sciences, des lettres et des arts, Beït al-Hikma.
Rozenfeld, Boris, and Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu. 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. 42-43 (no. 82).

Ben Miled, Marouane. (1999) 1999. “Les Commentaires D'al-Māhānī Et D'un Anonyme Du Livre X Des Éléments D'euclide”. Arabic Sciences And Philosophy 9 (1): 89-156.
Brockelmann, Carl. 1996. Geschichte Der Arabischen Litteratur (Gal). 5 vol.. Leiden; New York: E. J. Brill.

Vol. 1, p. 383.

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. 74-76.

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

Pp. 22-27.

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

P. 404.

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

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

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Lippert, Julius, and Jamāl Al-Qifṭī. 1903. “Taʾrīḫ Al-Hukamāʾ”. Leipzig: Theodor Weicher.
Suter, Heinrich. 1892. “Das Mathematiker-Verzeichniss Im Fihrist Des Ibn Abi Ja'qub An-Nadim”. Zeitschrift Für Mathematik Und Physik 37 Supplement.

Pp. 16-25.

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

Pp. 266-71.

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. 382, 390.

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Vol. 1, p. 597.