Mu Ammad Ibn J Bir Al- Arr N Al-Batt N

Mu Ammad Ibn J Bir Al- Arr N Al-Batt N

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ab Abd All h Mu ammad ibn J bir ibn Sin n al-Raqq al- arr n al- bi al-Batt n (Latinized as Albategnius, Albategni or Albatenius) (c. 858, Harran - 929, Qasr al-Jiss, near Samarra) was a Muslim astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician. He introduced a number of trigonometric relations, and his Kit b az-Z j was frequently quoted by many medieval astronomers, including Copernicus. Little is known about al-Batt n 's life beside that he was born in Harran near Urfa, in Upper Mesopotamia, which is now in Turkey, and his father was a famous maker of scientific instruments. His epithet a - abi' suggests that among his ancestry were members of the Sabian sect; however, his full name indicates that he was Muslim. Some western historians state that he is of noble origin, like an Arab prince, but traditional Arabic biographers make no mention of this. He lived and worked in ar-Raqqah, a city in north central Syria.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136652226
  • 9786136652221