The Hindu Calendar as Described in Al-Bīrūnī's Masudic Canon

@article{Kennedy1965TheHC,
  title={The Hindu Calendar as Described in Al-Bīrūnī's Masudic Canon},
  author={E. Kennedy and Susan Engle and Jeanne Wamstad},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={1965},
  volume={24},
  pages={274 - 284}
}
  • E. Kennedy, Susan Engle, Jeanne Wamstad
  • Published 1965
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • ALL the writings of the eleventh century scientist and historian, Abfi Ray1hn al-Birfini, merit exhaustive study. The Arabic text of one of his major works, the astronomical compendium called Al-Qanitn al-Mascidi [2],2 has only recently been published. Its translation into a European language, together with a technical commentary, would be an important contribution to the history of the exact sciences. Failing this, the next best thing would seem to be an attack in detail, a series of additions… CONTINUE READING
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