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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 293 - Kitāb al-Bayān wa al-tidhkār fī sanʻat ʻamal al-ghubār]  (Video Orientation)

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Winter 2018

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Video orientation to LJS 293, Kitāb al-Bayān wa al-tidhkār fī sanʻat ʻamal al-ghubār by Abū Bakr al-Ḥaṣṣār.

Written in Baghdad in A.H. 590 (1194) in Arabic, this manuscript is a near-contemporary copy of the first volume of the Book of demonstration and recollection in the art of dust-board reckoning, a 12th-century treatise on arithmetic and algebra.

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 293 - Kitāb al-Bayān wa al-tidhkār fī sanʻat ʻamal al-ghubār]  (Video Orientation)

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