Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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June 1987

Volume 500 From Deferent to Equant: A Volume of Studies on the History of Science of the Ancient and Medieval Near East in Honor of ES Kennedy

Pages ix–xxix, 1–569

  1. Editors' Preface

    1. Top of page
    2. Editors' Preface
    1. Editors'Preface (pages ix–xii)

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37189.x

    1. E.S. Kennedy: A Brief Biography (pages xiii–xvi)

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37190.x

    2. List of Publications of E.S. Kennedy (pages xvii–xxiv)

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37191.x

    3. The Collected Papers of E.S. Kennedy: A Brief Review (pages xxv–xxix)

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37192.x

    4. Spherical Trigonometry in Kūshyār ibn Labbān's Jāmi' Z?j (pages 15–33)

      J. LENNART BERGGREN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37194.x

    5. The Z?j of Habash al-Hāsib: A Survey of MS Istanbul Yeni Cami 784/2 (pages 35–69)

      MARIE-THÉRÈSE DEBARNOT

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37195.x

    6. Developments in the Solution to the Equation cx2+ bx = a from al-Khwārizm? to Fibonacci (pages 71–87)

      YVONNE DOLD-SAMPLONIUS

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37196.x

    7. Descriptions of Astronomical Instruments in Hebrew (pages 105–141)

      BERNARD R. GOLDSTEIN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37198.x

    8. A Survey of Medieval Islamic Interpolation Schemes (pages 143–152)

      JAVAD HAMADANIZADEH

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37199.x

    9. Chemical Technology in Arabic Military Treatises (pages 153–166)

      AHMAD YOUSIF AL-HASSAN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37200.x

    10. Some Early Islamic Tables for Determining Lunar Crescent Visibility (pages 185–225)

      DAVID A. KING

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37203.x

    11. Al-Khwārizm? as a Source for the Sententie astrolabii (pages 227–236)

      PAUL KUNITZSCH

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37204.x

    12. Al-Saghān?'s Treatise on Projecting the Sphere (pages 237–252)

      RICHARD LORCH

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37205.x

    13. The Theory of Quadratic Irrationals in Medieval Oriental Mathematics (pages 253–277)

      GALINA MATVIEVSKAYA

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37206.x

    14. The Chronological System of Abu Shaker (A.H. 654) (pages 279–293)

      O. NEUGEBAUER

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37207.x

    15. A Few Notes on Sundials (pages 295–311)

      OLAF PEDERSEN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37208.x

    16. Indian and Islamic Astronomy at Jayasimha's Court (pages 313–328)

      DAVID PINGREE

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37209.x

    17. The Two Versions of the Tūs? Couple (pages 329–356)

      F. JAMIL RAGEP

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37210.x

    18. Sā‘id, the Toledan Tables, and Andalus? Science (pages 373–401)

      LUTZ RICHTER-BERNBURG

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37212.x

    19. On al-B?rūn?'s Densimetry (pages 403–417)

      MARIAM ROZHANSKAYA and B. A. ROSENFELD

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37213.x

    20. Tables of Decimal Trigonometric Functions from ca. 1450 to ca. 1550 (pages 419–426)

      GRAZYNA ROSIŃSKA

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37214.x

    21. On a Mathematical Problem in al-Khāzin?'s Book of the Balance of Wisdom (pages 427–435)

      MARIAM ROZHANSKAYA

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37215.x

    22. The Takmila fi‘l-Hisāb of al-Baghdād? (pages 437–443)

      AHMED SAIDAN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37216.x

    23. Al-Zarqāl, Alfonso X and Peter of Aragon on the Solar Equation (pages 467–476)

      JULIO SAMSÓ

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37218.x

    24. Ibn S?nā and Buridan on the Motion of the Projectile (pages 477–482)

      AYDIN SAYILI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37219.x

    25. A Treatise by al-Qab?s? (Alchabitius) on Arithmetical Series (pages 483–500)

      JACQUES SESIANO

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37220.x

    26. The Solar Theory of Az-Zarqāl: An Epilogue (pages 513–519)

      G. J. TOOMER

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37222.x

    27. The Dominican, the Benedictine, and the Moon (pages 521–523)

      J. VERNET

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37223.x

    28. The Heliocentric System in Greek, Persian and Hindu Astronomy (pages 525–545)

      B. L. VAN DER WAERDEN

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37224.x

    29. The Influence of Islamic Astronomy in China (pages 547–559)

      K. YABUUTI

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37225.x

    30. On the β-Lines and β-Circles of a Triangle (pages 561–569)

      PETER YFF

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1987.tb37226.x

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