The Arabic original of (ps.) Māshā'allāh's Liber de orbe: its date and authorship.

  • Taro Mimura
  • Published 2015 in British journal for the history of science

Abstract

Liber de orbe, attributed to Māshā'allāh (d. c.815), a court astrologer of the Abbasid dynasty, was one of the earliest Latin sources of Aristotelian physics. Until recently, its Arabic original could not be identified among Arabic works. Through extensive examination of Arabic manuscripts on exact sciences, I found two manuscripts containing the Arabic… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0007087414000910

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@article{Mimura2015TheAO, title={The Arabic original of (ps.) Māshā'allāh's Liber de orbe: its date and authorship.}, author={Taro Mimura}, journal={British journal for the history of science}, year={2015}, volume={48 2}, pages={321-52} }