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The astrological history of Māshāʼallāh

Author: E S Kennedy; David Edwin Pingree; Māshāʼallāh; Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1971.
Series: Harvard monographs in the history of science.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, E.S. (Edward Stewart), 1912-
Astrological history of Māshāʼallāh.
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1971
(OCoLC)565535124
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E S Kennedy; David Edwin Pingree; Māshāʼallāh; Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
ISBN: 0674050258 9780674050259
OCLC Number: 401189
Notes: Includes Arabic text and English translation of fragments of a work by Māshāʼallāh, presumably his [Kitāb al-qirānāt wa-al-adyān wa-al-milal] as preserved in Ibn Hibintā's [al-Mughnī fī al-nujūm]. The text is reproduced in facsimile from Arabic MS. no. 852, leaves 214v to 233v, in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich.
Appendices (p. 127-193):--Māshāʼallāh's Date of prophet's birth.--Māshāʼallāh's Fi qiyām al-khulafāʼ.--Māshāʼallāh's Kitāb al-mawālīd.--Additional horoscopes of Māshāʼallāh.--A note on the Flood date, and five horoscopes from an Erfurt MS.--Another note on the Flood date.
Description: xiv, 206 p. illus., facsims. 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John E. Murdoch --
1. Text --
2. Translation --
3. On the chronology and astronomy of Māshāʼallāh's astrological history --
4. Commentary --
Appendix 1 : Māshāʼallāh's date of the prophet's birth --
Appendix 2 : Māshāʼallāh's Fi qiyām al-khulafāʼ --
Appendix 3 : Māshāʼallāh's Kitāb al-mawālīd --
Appendix 4 : Additional horoscopes of Māshāʼallāh --
Appendix 5 : A note on the flood date, and five horoscopes from an Erfurt MS --
Appendix 6 : Another note on the flood date --
General index --
Index of horoscopes --
Arabic index.
Series Title: Harvard monographs in the history of science.
Responsibility: [by] E. S. Kennedy and David Pingree.

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