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This quantity comprises the serious version with English translation of a richly-illustrated Arabic treatise at the development of over 100 a number of astronomical tools, lots of that are differently unknown to experts. It used to be composed by way of Najm al-D n al-Misr, a slightly shadowy determine, in Cairo ca. 1330. The version is observed by way of a close technical and historic remark, that's framed as a self-standing essay on Islamic mathematical instrumentation. whereas this essay/commentary is principally in keeping with Najm al-D n's treatise, it additionally merits from the session of a big variety of formerly unstudied manuscripts, and incorporates a dialogue of all suitable assets from the interval 800 1500."

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