Description and Analysis of Manuscripts

  • Elaheh Kheirandish
Part of the Sources in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SOURCES, volume 16)


There are at least five extant copies representing the manuscript tradition of the early Arabic version. The following description and analysis is based on the available copies [five of the six reported ones], to be supplemented with a reproduction of opening and closing pages [see Manuscript Plates, pp. 232–241].



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaheh Kheirandish
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  1. 1.Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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