Penn Library's LJS 478 - [Kitāb fī istīʻāb al-wujūh al-mumkinah fī ...] (Video Orientation)
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Astrolabes--Early works to 1800, Astronomical instruments--Early works to 1800, Compasses (Mathematical instruments)--Early works to 1800, Manuscripts Arabic, Manuscripts 13th century, Manuscripts Medieval, Codices (bound manuscripts), Diagrams, Treatises, Stamps (Provenance), Annotations (Provenance)
Arabic Studies | Astrophysics and Astronomy | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Porter, D. (2023, March 07). Penn Library's LJS 478 - [Kitāb fī istīʻāb al-wujūh al-mumkinah fī ...] (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/215
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 478, a collection of astronomical treatises, the main text of which is al-Bīrūnī's Kitāb fī istīʻāb al-wujūh al-mumkinah fī ṣanʻat al-asṭurlāb. This is followed by a short work on crab and drum astrolabes; a treatise on instruments, including one for finding the direction to Mecca; a treatise on the ecliptic; and a treatise on the compass, all copied in the same hand.
Copy compled in A.H. Jumādá al-Ākhirah 625 (May 1228) (f. 66r, 86v).
Record on Franklin, with link to a digital copy: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9949213493503681
Record on Internet Archive, with a link to PDF: https://archive.org/details/ljs478