# The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa

@inproceedings{Musa2002TheAO, title={The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa}, author={Mohammed ben Musa and Friedrich August Rosen}, year={2002} }

Volume 1 1. The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa, London, Oriental Translation Fund 19, 1831 Volume 2 2. Practical Philosophy of the Muhammadan People, from the Persian of Fakir Jany Muhammad Asaad: (with references and notes), London, Oriental Translation Fund 50, 1839 Volume 3 3. The Chronology of Ancient Nations, London, Oriental Translation Fund, 1879 Volume 4 4. Ibn al 'Arabi, Tarjuman al Ashwaq, Oriental Translation Fund New Series 20, 1911 5. al-Ghazzali, Mishkat al anwar, The Niche for…

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A Newly-Discovered Partial Hebrew Version of al-Khwārizmī's Algebra

- Mathematics
- 2002

The purpose of this brief note is to announce the discovery of a short Hebrew text that I have identified as an adaptation of the famous Algebra by Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwârizmi (ninth century).…

The Abbacus Tradition : the Missing Link between Arabic and Early Symbolic Algebra ?

- 2009

Abbaco algebra is a coherent tradition of arithmetical and algebraic problem solving, mostly based in the merchant cities of fourteenth and fifteenth-century Italy. This period is roughly situated…

Algebraic partitioning problems from Luca Pacioli’s Perugia manuscript (Vat. Lat. 3129)

- Mathematics
- 2010

Given the importance attributed to Luca Pacioli’s Summa over several centuries, it can only come as a surprise that so little attention has been paid to his earlier book on arithmetic and algebra,…

Situating the Debate on “Geometrical Algebra” within the Framework of Premodern Algebra

- Medicine, MathematicsScience in Context
- 2016

A new reading of Heron's practice is offered, the significance of contextualizing “premodern algebra” is highlighted, and the origins of algebraic reasoning should be sought in the problem-solving practice, rather than in the theorem-proving tradition.

THE ROLE OF ALGEBRAIC INFERENCES IN NA‘ĪM IBN MŪSĀ’S COLLECTION OF GEOMETRICAL PROPOSITIONS

- PhilosophyArabic Sciences and Philosophy
- 2008

Na‘īm ibn Mūsā’s lived in Baghdad in the second half of the 9th century. He was probably not a major mathematician. Still his Collection of geometrical propositions – recently edited and translated…

Geometry and arithmetic in the medieval traditions of Euclid’s Elements: a view from Book II

- Mathematics
- 2013

This article explores the changing relationships between geometric and arithmetic ideas in medieval Europe mathematics, as reflected via the propositions of Book II of Euclid’s Elements. Of…

Abū Kāmil’s Book on Mensuration

- Philosophy
- 2014

The Egyptian Abū Kāmil (ca. 850-ca. 930), said to be the second Arabic algebraist in time after al-Khwārizmī (ca. 820), was the first to write an algebraic treatise for trained mathematicians. Among…

The abbaco tradition (1300-1500): its role in the development of European algebra (数学史の研究--RIMS研究集会報告集)

- Mathematics
- 2009

Abbaco algebra is a coherent tradition of algebraic problem solving mostly based in the merchant cities of fourteenth and fifteenth-century Italy. This period is roughly situated between two…

Māl, enunciations, and the prehistory of Arabic algebra

- Mathematics
- 2005

Abstract Medieval Arabic algebra books intended for practical training generally have in common a first “book” which is divided into two sections: one on the methods of solving simplified equations…

The Contemporary Influences

- Philosophy
- 2002

This chapter discusses some of the more contemporary developments that might have influenced the progress of early modern ideas about number and magnitude. Since the introduction of mathematical…