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The astrological history of Māshā'allāh / [by] E. S. Kennedy and David Pingree.

Author/Creator:
Kennedy, E. S. (Edward Stewart), 1912-
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1971.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 206 p. illus., facsims. 24 cm.
Series:
Harvard monographs in the history of science.
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Subjects:
Astrology, Arabic.
Medical subjects:
Science -- history.
Astrology.
Notes:
Includes Arabic text and English translation of fragments of a work by Māshā'allāh, presumably his [Kitāb al-qirānāt wa-al-adyān wa-al-milal] as preserved in Ibn Hibintā's [al-Mughnī fī al-nujūm]. The text is reproduced in facsimile from Arabic MS. no. 852, leaves 214v to 233v, in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich.
Appendices (p. 127-193):--Māshā'allāh's Date of prophet's birth.--Māshā'allāh's Fi qiyām al-khulafā'.--Māshā'allāh's Kitāb al-mawālīd.--Additional horoscopes of Māshā'allāh.--A note on the Flood date, and five horoscopes from an Erfurt MS.--Another note on the Flood date.
Contributor:
Pingree, David, 1933-2005, joint author.
Māshāʾallāh, 730?-815?
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
ISBN:
0674050258
OCLC:
401189