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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 400 - Commentary on the Zīj Gūrgānī (Video Orientation)

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Winter 2015

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Video orientation to LJS 400 - Gūrgānī, by Qūshjī, ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad.

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Written in Iran, A.H. 899, in Persian. Commentary on the Zīj Gūrgānī, also known as the Zīj-i jadīd-i Sultānī, which comprised tables of calendar calculations, trigonometry, planets, and stars compiled from observations made at the observatory in Samarqand, completed in 1447.

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 400 - Commentary on the Zīj Gūrgānī (Video Orientation)

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