The Book of Curiosities is an eleventh-century Arabic account of the heavens and the Earth, illustrated by remarkable maps and astronomical diagrams. This authoritative edition and translation opens a unique window onto the geographical and astrological knowledge of medieval Islam.Here, however, rata#39;s a/shuj trated as a pair of stars beneath a different pair of starslabelled a/-aquot;ad/idirdi. ... is in the diagram in copy A as well, where the name is written as a/=aquot;tanyGsif 1974 This label and illustration appearto be a repetition of aanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2013-10-25|