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Penn Library's LJS 412 - [Four treatises on astrolabes and astronomy]. (Video Orientation)

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10-10-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 412, four treatises on astrolabes and astronomy, the first and fourth treatise are incomplete; the first treatise skips from chapter 22 to chapter 30 (f. 5-6) and the fourth treatise is missing some amount of the beginning, the first complete section is "taṣtīḥ dāʼirat al-ufuq" (f. 14r).

Written in Cairo in A.H. Ṣafar 950 (May-June 1543) by ʻAlī al-Riyāḍī al-Munajjim (f. 1r, 10v, 18v, upper cover).

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9948270433503681

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Astronomical instruments, Astrolabes -- Early works to 1800, Astrolabes, Astronomical instruments -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy Arab -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy Arab, Manuscripts Arabic, Manuscripts 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance, Codices (bound manuscripts), Diagrams, Treatises, Early works

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Arabic Studies | Astrophysics and Astronomy | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Renaissance Studies

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