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Persian translations of Bhāskara’s Sanskrit texts and their impact in the following centuries

  • K. Ramasubramanian
  • Takao Hayashi
  • Clemency Montelle
  • S. M. Razaullah Ansari
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Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

Abstract

The translation movement of scientific texts initiated during the early Abbasid period (750-950) in West and Central Asian countries during the Islamic Middle Age was naturally transmitted to medieval India during the Sultanate and Mughal periods, when learned scholars seeking patronization thronged to the courts of Indian Sultans, Mughal emperors, local rulers and nobles (Umarā’).

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© Hindustan Book Agency 2019 and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Ramasubramanian
    • 1
  • Takao Hayashi
    • 2
  • Clemency Montelle
    • 3
  • S. M. Razaullah Ansari
  1. 1.Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.(emeritus) Doshisha UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics & StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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