The book of the reasons behind astronomical tables
Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints, Jun 1, 1981 - Literary Collections - 385 pages
Facsimile edition, with translation & commentary, of Bodleian MS. Arch. Seld. A 11, a medieval (c. 890) Islamic treatise on theoretical astronomy. Important to the history of science for the rare glimpse it offers into the transmission & synthesis of doctrines & techniques originating in the Hellenistic world, India, & Sasanian Persia.
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