Project icon: lavishly furnished initial letter with a painting of Ptolemy using an astrolab.

Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

_ (the underscore) is the placeholder for exactly one character.
% (the percent sign) is the placeholder for no, one or more than one character.

At the beginning and at the end, these placeholders are superfluous.

Work C.4.1010

Maslama al-Majrīṭī
Faṣl laysa min al-kitāb min kalām Maslama b. Aḥmad

Bibl.

Juan Vernet and M. A. Catalá, ‘Las obras matematicas de Maslama de Madrid’, Al-Andalus 30 (1965), pp. 15-45. Julio Samsó, ‘Maslama al-Majrīṭī and the Alphonsine Book on the Construction of the Astrolabe’, Journal for the History of Arabic Science 4 (1980), pp. 3-8. Paul Kunitzsch and Richard P. Lorch, Maslama’s Notes on Ptolemy’s Planisphaerium and Related Texts, München: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1994. Paul Kunitzsch, ‘The Role of al-Andalus in the Transmission of Ptolemy’s Planisphaerium and Almagest’, Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften 10 (1995-1996), pp. 147-155 (reprinted in Id., Stars and Numbers. Astronomy and Mathematics in the Medieval Arab and Western Worlds, Abingdon, 2004, VII). Paul Kunitzsch, ‘Two Star Tables from Muslim Spain’, Journal for the History of Astronomy 11 (1980), pp. 192-201. Julio Samsó, ‘Maslama al-Majrīṭī and the Star Table in the Treatise De mensura astrolabii’, in Menso Folkerts and Richard P. Lorch (eds), Sic itur ad astra. Studien zur Geschichte der Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften. Festschrift für den Arabisten Paul Kunitzsch zum 70. Geburtstag, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2000, pp. 506-522.

Ed.

Marcel Destombes, ‘Un astrolabe carolingien et l’origine de nos chiffres arabes’, Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences 15 (1962), p. 26 (star table). Juan Vernet and M. A. Catalá, ‘Las obras matematicas de Maslama de Madrid’, Al-Andalus 30 (1965), pp. 22-28 (with some corrections in Paul Kunitzsch and Richard P. Lorch, Maslama’s Notes on Ptolemy’s Planisphaerium and Related Texts, München: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1994, p. 64). Paul Kunitzsch, Typen von Sternverzeichnissen in astronomischen Handschriften des zehnten bis vierzehnten Jahrhunderts, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1966, pp. 15-18 (star table). 

MSS