This study of mathematical instrumentation in the Mamluk world contains the edition and translation of a unique, richly-illustrated treatise, and provides a fascinating historical account of several instrument models that were thus far unknown or inadequately documented.Its rete has the same size (? bi-rasmiha).5 alt; Text in the diagram: agt; The author of this book invented it. ... Transfer this quantity onto the ecliptic pole and with the compass trace a circle, after having marked the positions of both ... Trace the circles of the equator and tropics, and do as you did in the case of the northern altitude circles that have ... 17 On the construction of the solid astrolabe. It is. 5 I.e. , the shape and size of the rete corresponds to that of the plate? 6 Cf. note 9 on p. 246.
|Title||:||Kitāb Fī Al-ālāt Al-falakīyah|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2003-01-01|