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Tantrasaṅgraha of Nīlakaṇṭha Somayājī

Author: Nilakantha Somayaji; K Ramasubramanian; M S Sriram
Publisher: London : Springer, 2011.
Series: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and the physical sciences
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The Tantrasangraha significantly influenced early astronomy in India. This English edition, prepared from authentic Sanskrit editions, includes necessary mathematical relations, illustrative  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
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Somayaji, Nilakantha, 1444-1545.
Tantrasangraha of Nilakantha Somayaji.
London : Springer, 2011
(OCoLC)729338766
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nilakantha Somayaji; K Ramasubramanian; M S Sriram
ISBN: 9780857290366 0857290363
OCLC Number: 745003749
Language Note: Text of Tantrasaṅgraha in Sanskrit (Devanagari and roman); translation, explanation and introductory matter in English.
Description: 1 online resource (xlvi, 595 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Mean longitudes of planets.- True longitudes of planets.- Gnomonic shadow.- Lunar eclipse.- Solar eclipse.- Vyatipata.- Reduction to observation.- Elevation of lunar horns.- Appendices.
Series Title: Sources and studies in the history of mathematics and the physical sciences
Other Titles: Tantrasangraha.
Responsibility: by K. Ramasubramanian, M.S. Sriram.
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