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Farghani, Abu al-Abbas al- (Alfraganus)

(b. c. 820)


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(c.820–after 861) Arab astronomer.

Born in Transoxania (now eastern Uzbekistan), he was affiliated with al-*Mamun’s House of Wisdom in Baghdad. In addition to books on the sundial and the astrolabe ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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