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Dr Saira Malik* This presentation focused on the influence of Ibn al-Haytham's Kitab al-Manazir (The Book of Optics) on the work of Kamal al-Din al-Farisi (d. ca 1319 CE). Kamal al-Din used The Optics as a starting point to compose his own work Tanqih al-Manazir (Recension of the Optics), a work...
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The only source we have of Kamal al-Din's life is by his own account in the introductory part of his magnum opus, Tanqih al-Manazir li-dhawi al-absar wa al-basair (hereafter Tanqih al-Manazir) – an account which is elliptical and lacks concrete information such as place names and dates. Information...
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