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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