Penn Library's LJS 464 - Taḥṣīl al-munā fī sharḥ Talkhīṣ Ibn al-Bannāʼ. (Video Orientation)
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Porter, D. (2023, February 07). Penn Library's LJS 464 - Taḥṣīl al-munā fī sharḥ Talkhīṣ Ibn al-Bannāʼ. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/205
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 464, 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: 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.
Written in Granada, completed 11 Sha'ban A.H. 849 (November 1445) by Ibrāhīm Ibn al-Ḥusn (f. 96r).
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