A Bio-bibliography for Biruni: Abu Raihan Mohammad Ibn Ahmad (973-1053 C.E.)
Abu Raihan Biruni (973 - 1053 CE) was an Iranian scholar whose extraordinary achievements include predicting the existence of landmasses (North and South America) on the opposite side of the Earth and calculating the radius of the Earth five centuries before the European Renaissance. For the first time, the complete list of Biruni's numerous books on cartography, mathematics, astronomy, history, and geology is provided in a single volume. Divided into five parts, the book provides general background information on Biruni's time, his world, and his life. It includes the full names of the 183 books written by Biruni. The titles of these books are given in Arabic, Persian, transliteration of the Arabic title, and English, and they are all annotated and if available the number of folios is given for each one. A list of available references in English on Biruni, including articles, bibliographies, books, internet sites, a dissertation, and even a film. A list of Persian reference sources is also included.
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30 folios Abu Mashar Abu Nasr ila Abu Nasr Mansur Abu Raihan al-Biruni Abu Raihan Biruni Afghanistan al-Biruni and Jalal Al-Biruni Commemoration Volume al-Masudi Al-Muqanna Alberuni Aligarh Amu Darya Arabic Astrolabe Astrology Astronomical Tables astronomy Azkayi's bibliography Biruni Biruni's 183 books Biruni's books Biruni's name book deals book was written brief calculated Calcutta Cambridge Central Asia chapters Chelkowski Correction Eastern Studies English entry number Fihrist Ghazna Hagop Kevorkian Hagop Kevorkian Center History Ibn Sina India Internet Iran Society Islamic Culture Khan's Khwarazm Kitab known Manuscript Maqalafi Mathematical Medieval millenary Muhammad ibn Ahmad Nasr ila l-Biruni number of folios Pakistan Persian Qibla Rasa il Abu Rayhan Muhammad references Retrieved May 27 Risalafi Sanskrit scholar Science scientific single volume entitled sources Studies in Commemoration Sultan Mahmud Tarjamat tashih Tashkent Tehran titles tract was published treatise Uzbekistan volume entitled Rasa written by Biruni Yarshater York University Press