TEXT

al-Zīj al-jāmiʿ

Title (arabic)

الزيج الجامع

Title (translit)

al-Zīj al-jāmiʿ

Alias

al-Zīj al-jāmiʿ wa-al-bāligh
الزيج الجامع لكوشيار بن لبّان الجيلي

Author

Created

415H/1025J

Language

Arabic

Subject

Notes

This astronomical handbook with tables consists of 4 books (maqālas): 1) Elementary calculations [84 chs.]; 2) tables; 3) cosmology; and 4) proofs.Two chapters of Book 3, namely, "al-Abʿād wa-al-ajrām" (on sizes and distances) and "Jawāmiʿ ʿilm al-hayʾah" (a compendium of theoretical astronomy) became separate treatises.

ismi_id

147173

Literature References

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P. 125.

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. 118 (no. 308), A1.

van Dalen, Benno. 2021. Ptolemaic Tradition And Islamic Innovation: The Astronomical Tables Of Kūshyār Ibn Labban. Ptolemaeus Arabus Et Latinus – Texts. Vol. 2. Turnhout: Brepols.

edition of the 55+ astronomical tables and their paratexts in eight of the surviving manuscripts of Kūshyār’s astronomical handbook, the Jāmiʿ Zīj (c. AD 1000), https://ptolemaeus.badw.de/publications

Bagheri, Mohammad. 2008. “Kūshyār Ibn Labbān’s Account Of Calendars In His Jāmiʿ Zīj”. Journal For The History Of Arabic Science 14: 69-114.
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