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Figure 1: The trigonometric functions of an angle q can be constructed geometrically in terms of a unit circle centered at O.
Taqi al Din Ibn Ma’ruf 's Work on Extracting the Cord 2[sup]o[/sup] and Sin 1[sup]o[/sup]LEARN MORE
This article by Professor Sevim Tekeli, a leading historian...
Wash-basin in the form of a peacock described by Al-Jazari in Kitab fi Ma'rifat al-Hiyal al-Handisayya. Manuscript copied in Sha'ban 6002/ March 1205. (Source).
Al-Jazari: The Mechanical GeniusLEARN MORE
The following short survey presents a rapid overview on the...
Figure 1: Ottoman astronomers at work around Taqī al-Dīn at the Istanbul Observatory. Source: Istanbul University Library, F 1404, fol. 57a.
Taqi al-Din Ibn Ma’ruf: A Bio-Bibliographical EssayLEARN MORE
This article is a bio-bibliographical essay on the life and...
Figure 1: Taqī al-Dīn's observational clock is shown in the right hand side middle of this famous picture of Istanbul observatiry. Source: Istanbul University Library, MS F1404, folio 57a.
The Astronomical Clock of Taqi Al-Din: Virtual ReconstructionLEARN MORE
In his book The Brightest Stars for the Construction of...
Figure 1: Taqi al-Din's Kitāb Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār wa-nūr haqīqat al-anzār was transmitted under different titles: here the titles in two manuscript copies held respectively at Oxford (Bodleian Library, MS Marsh 119) and Istanbul (Süleymaniye Library, Collection Laleli, MS 2558).
Taqi al-Din ibn Ma‘ruf and the Science of Optics: The Nature of Light and the Mechanism of VisionLEARN MORE
In this article, some aspects of Kitab Nūr hadaqat al-ibsār...
Astronomer observing the comet of 1577 above Istanbul with a wooden quadrant. Mustafa Ali, Nusratnāme, Topkapi Palace Museum Library, Hazine 1365, folio 5v.
Taqi al-Din Ibn Ma’ruf: Survey on his Works and Scientific MethodLEARN MORE
Being in form a bio-bibliographical essay on the life and...