Arabic Mathematical Sciences: Instruments, Texts, Transmission

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Ashgate Publishing Company, 1995 - Mathematics - 354 pages
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This volume focuses on the mathematical sciences in mediaeval Islam - astronomical instruments, the geometry of the sphere and the translation of texts (from Greek into Arabic and from Arabic into Latin). Four of the articles contain texts in Arabic or Latin, with commentary.

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CONTENTS
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Some Geometrical Theorems Attributed to Archimedes
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Archimede Mito Tradizione Scienza
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