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Risālah fī al-kurah al-falakiyyah

Title (arabic)

رسالة في الكرة الفلكيّة

Title (translit)

Risālah fī al-kurah al-falakiyyah

Alias

Kitāb fī al-ʿamal bi-al-kurah al-falakiyyah
Risālah fī al-ʿamal bi-al-kurah al-nujūmīyah
Risālah fī al-ʿamal bi-al-kurah dhāt al-kursī
رسالة في العمل بالكرة ذات الكرسى
رسالة قسطا بن لوقا في العمل بالكرة ذات الكرسى

Author

Language

Arabic

Subject

Notes

This work contains 65 chapters and was widely disseminated through at least two Arabic recensions as well as Latin, Hebrew, Spanish, and Italian translations.

ismi_id

105532

Manuscript Witnesses

48 witnesses:

Literature References

Ahlwardt, Wilhelm. Verzeichnis Der Arabischen Handschriften. Handschriften-Verzeichnisse Der Königlichen Bibliothek Zu Berlin. 10 vol.. Hildesheim; New York: Georg Olms.

Vol. 1, pp. 751-52.

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.

P. 59 (no. 118), A1.

Worrell, W. 1944. “Qusta Ibn Luqa On The Use Of The Celestial Globe”. Isis 35: 285-293.

English translation and research.