Andalusian astronomy: al-Zîj al-Muqtabis of Ibn al-Kammâd

@inproceedings{Chabas1994AndalusianAA,
  title={Andalusian astronomy: al-Z{\^i}j al-Muqtabis of Ibn al-Kamm{\^a}d},
  author={Jacques Chabas and Bernard R. Goldstein},
  year={1994}
}
Astronomers in Islamic Spain, al-Andalus, composed zijes and, beginning in the 12th century, they were adapted and translated into Hebrew, Latin, Castilian, and Catalan, the most famous examples being the Toledan Tables and the Alfonsine Tables. Ibn al- Kammād, an Andalusian astronomer composed 3 zijes, none of which survives in the original Arabic, but a Latin manuscript contains a translation of what appears to be one complete zij with references to the others. Ibn al-Kammad depended on… CONTINUE READING

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