The Light of the World : Astronomy in Al - Andalus

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xiv, 429 p. w/footnotes, diagrams, glossary of terms, bibiography, index. Includes the Judeo-Arabic text and the Henbrew recension, along with translations. A medieval Judeo-Arabic work on theoretical astronomy written in approx. 1400 c.e. It exerted a good deal of influence in the West as it passed to Renaissance Italy and was heavily used by scholars at the University of Padua. Very good / very good. Item #19461

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