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

Kennedy, Edward. 1956. “A Survey Of Islamic Astronomical Tables”. Transactions Of The American Philosophical Society 46, pt. 2: 121-177.

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.