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 Ṯābit ibn Qurra, 826?‒901


Language

Arabic  —  Syriac  —  Greek, Ancient, before 1453

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 826-827 probable date Gregorian

    211? Hegirian

Place of birth

Ḥarrān

Place of birth

حران

Place of birth

Ḥarrān

Date of death

  • 19 February 901 Gregorian

    26 Ṣafar 288 Hegirian

Place of death

Bagdad

Place of death

بغداد

Place of death

Bagdad

Profession

Scientifique.- Mathématicien.- Astronome.- Traducteur

Profession

طبيب  —  فيلسوف  —  رياضي  —  منجم  —  حكيم  —  فلكي  —  مشارك في أنواع عديدة من العلوم  —  مترجم

Profession

Scientific.- Mathematician.- Astronomist.- Translator

Activity

Sciences.- Mathématiques.- Astronomie.- Traduction

Activity

الطب  —  الفلسفة  —  الرياضيات  —  الفلك  —  الفيزياء  —  التنجيم  —  المنطق  —  علوم الحكمة  —  الترجمة

Activity

Sciences.- Mathematics.- Astronomy.- Translation

Title

الصابئ  —  الشقي  —  الحراني  —  منجم المعتضد

Residence

Ḥarrān  —  Bagdad

Residence

حران  —  بغداد

Residence

Ḥarrān  —  Bagdad

Biography

  • Grand mathématicien et astronome.- S'est intéressé à toutes les sciences pratiquées dans son temps.- Sa rencontre avec les Bānū Mūsā change sa vie, il devient leur disciple et reprend la tête de leur école à Bagdad.- Traduit une grande quantité de textes scientifiques grecs importants.- Fait de nombreux travaux de recherche.- Grande intérêt de sa contribution en astrologie et en mathématiques.- Beaucoup de ses descendants sont des savants célèbres

Biography

  • Great mathematician and astronomer.- Involved in all the scientific fields of his time.- Meeting the Bānū Mūsā changed his life. He became their disciple and he succeeded them as the head of their school.- Translated a great amount of important scientific texts from Greek authors.- Wrote a number of scientific works.- Great interest of his scientific contribution both in mathematics and in astrnomy.- Many of his descendants have become great scholars

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Webography
Bibliography

13

AKid   A23873 updated at 2016-04-16

Access points | 6

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Production | 202

Collaborator | 62

Translator   20

Scientific editor   30

Revision   3

Writer of added text   2

Correction   1

Foreword   3

Editor   2

Writer of added commentary   1