The Astronomical Tradition Of Maragha: A Historical Survey And Prospects for Future Research

@article{Saliba1991TheAT,
  title={The Astronomical Tradition Of Maragha: A Historical Survey And Prospects for Future Research},
  author={G. Saliba},
  journal={Arabic Sciences and Philosophy},
  year={1991},
  volume={1},
  pages={67-99}
}
  • G. Saliba
  • Published 1991
  • Philosophy
  • Arabic Sciences and Philosophy
  • This paper surveys the results established so far by the on-going research on the planetary theories in Arabic astronomy. The most important results of the Maragha astronomers are gathered here for the first time, and new areas for future research are delineated. The conclusions reached demonstrate that the Arabic astronomical works mentioned here not only elaborate the connection between Arabic astronomy and Copernicus, but also that such activities, namely the continuous reformulation of… CONTINUE READING
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