Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 625 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



1 copy of Zīj by Ibn al-Shāṭir, ʿAlī ibn Ibrāhīm, 1304-1375

Title: Zīj

Extract (bāb 21-22)

Trigonometric tables of the versed-sine function (jadwal al-sahm wayuqāl lahu ʾl-ghaib al-mankūs)

On fol. 1r the following title was added by a later hand: Al-shihāb al-thāqib fī ʿilm maṭāliʿ al-kawākib

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1893
GAL II 126

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 30 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 17.2 × 13.2 cm.
Dimensions (written):





Origin: About 717 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985.


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