Facsimile of LJS 464, Taḥṣīl al-mūna fī sharḥ Talkhīṣ Ibn al-Bannāʼ

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8-29-2015

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Commentary on the Talkhīṣ aʻmāl al-ḥisāb, a treatise on mathematical operations by Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn al-Bannāʼ, with particular focus on calculations involving fractions and square roots. According to the notes of Mahdi Abdeljaouad and Jeffrey Oaks, the manuscript includes excerpts from 3 other treatises by Ibn al-Bannāʼ: Rafʻ al-ḥijāb ʻan wujūh aʻmāl al-ḥisāb (his own commentary on the Talkhīṣ); Maqālāt fī ʻilm al-ḥisāb; and Kitāb al-jabr wa-al-muqābalah (a treatise on algebra). 5 computational tables (f. 27r, 34v, 35r, 46v, 49v). Includes corrections of text and calculations.

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Algebra--Early works to 1800, Mathematics Arab--Early works to 1800 Codices, Commentaries, Tables (documents), Manuscripts Arabic--15th century, Manuscripts Medieval, Manuscripts Renaissance

Facsimile of LJS 464, Taḥṣīl al-mūna fī sharḥ Talkhīṣ Ibn al-Bannāʼ

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