Princeton University Library Catalog

Commentary on Ptolemy's Almagest. 18th century

Format:
Manuscript
Compiled/​Created:
18th century
Description:
1 volume ; 22 x 31.7 cm.
Summary note:
A manuscript commentary on the Almagest, the classical 2nd-century mathematical and astronomical treatise on the apparent motions of the stars and planetary paths, probably prepared by Mirza Qazi bin Kashif al-Din al-Yazdi (d. 1664/5 CE), Sheikh al-Islam and son of a physician to Shah 'Abbas I.
Source acquisition:
Purchase. AM 2017-68.
Form/​Genre:
Manuscripts, Arabic 18th century.
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