Ḍawʾ al-qamar

Title (arabic)

ضوء القمر

Title (translit)

Ḍawʾ al-qamar


Maqālaẗ li-Ibn al-Ḥasan fī al-ḍawʾ al-qamar
Maqālah fī al-ḍawʾ al-qamar





Text type

First-order prose composition (or compilation) [matn]


On the light of the Moon. Composed before 7 Aug. 1031.



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