The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa

  title={The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa},
  author={Mohammed ben Musa and Friedrich August Rosen},
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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