# The lunar theories of al-Baghdādī

@article{Jensen1972TheLT,
title={The lunar theories of al-Baghdādī},
author={C. U. Jensen},
journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
year={1972},
volume={8},
pages={321-328}
}
• C. U. Jensen
• Published 1972
• Physics
• Archive for History of Exact Sciences
ConclusionsWe have seen that the first two of al-Baghdādī's three methods originate from his predecessors $$\underset{\raise0.3em\hbox{\smash{\scriptscriptstyle\cdot}}}{H}$$ abash and Ya $$\underset{\raise0.3em\hbox{\smash{\scriptscriptstyle\cdot}}}{H}$$ yā. On the other hand, the ideas underlying the third method, which may well be due to al-Baghdādī himself, may have inspired al-Kāshī to construct similar two-argument tables in his zīj. This hypothesis is supported by the fact that the z… Expand
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