Kushyar ibn Labban

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Abu-l-Hasan Kushayr ibn Labban ibn Bashahri al-Jili
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From his works we know that Kushyar was primarily an astronomer who wrote texts on astronomy and geography. He produced astronomical tables and also wrote a work on the astrolabe. Most significant in terms of this archive is his work on Hindu reckoning being the earliest known work on Arabic arithmetic which deals with Hindu numerals. 

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