TEXT

Birkār al-ḥillah

Title (arabic)

بركار الحلّة

Title (translit)

Birkār al-ḥillah

Alias

Birkār al-ḥillaẗ

Author

Language

Arabic

Subject

Notes

An anonymous treatise (attributed to attributed to Ḫwārizmī) on an optical compass used to trace great circles on the surface of the Earth..

ismi_id

116490

Literature 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.

P. 25 (no. 41), A17.

Ahmedov, A.A. 1991. “Traktaty Al-Khorezmi Ob Opredelenii Azimutov I Vremeni (Treatises Of Al-Ḫwārizmī On The Definition Of Azimuth And Time)”. In Materialy Po Istorii I Po Istorii Nauki I Kul'tury Narodov Sredney Azii, 155-200. Tashkent.

Pp. 197-98.

Ahmedov, A.A., J. ad-Dabbâgh, and B.A. Rosenfeld. 1987. “Istanbul Manuscripts Of Al-Khwârizmî's Treatises”. Erdem (Atatürk Kültür Merkezi Dergisi) 3 (7): 163-211.

Pp. 182-84. Text and English translation.