TEXT

Ṣanʿat al-asṭurlāb

Title (arabic)

صنعة الأسطرلاب

Title (translit)

Ṣanʿat al-asṭurlāb

Alias

Kitāb ʿamal al-asṭurlāb

Author

Misattributed

Language

Arabic

Subject

Notes

This anonymous treatise on the construction of the astrolabe is attributed to Khwārizmī (by F. Charette; P.G. Schmidl), and not part of Farghānī's treatise on the astrolabe. The treatise also contains a table, and includes 2 sections entitled: 1) ʿAmal al-muqanṭarāt bi-al-handasa; and 2) ʿAmal al-ẓill fī ẓahr al-aṣṭurlāb bi-al-handasa.

ismi_id

120497

Literature References

Charette, François, and Petra Schmidl. 2004. “Al-Khwārizmī And Practical Astronomy In Ninth-Century Baghdad, The Earliest Extant Corpus Of Texts In Arabic On The Astrolabe And Other Portable Instruments”. Sciamvs 5: 101-98.

P. 105, text 1.

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.

P. 23 (no. 41), A3.

Frank, Josef. 1922. “Die Verwendung Des Astrolabs Nach Al Chwârizmî”. Abhandlungen Zur Geschichte Der Naturwissenschaften Und Der Medizin 3: 1-32.

5.