Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences

Al-Risāla Al-Muhītīyya: A Summary

Mohammad K. Azarian

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Abstract

In this paper we present an English summary of al-Risāla al-muhītīyya ("The Treatise on the Circumference"). This treatise is one of the most significant mathematical achievements of Ghiyāth al-Dīn Jamshīd Mas'ūd al-Kāshī which he completed in July 1424 (Sha'bān 827 A.H.L.). Also, we present a complete English translation of the titles of all ten sections as well as the title of the introduction and the title of the conclusion. Additionally, we provide comments throughout the paper as necessary.

Article information

Source
Missouri J. Math. Sci. Volume 22, Issue 2 (2010), 64-85.

Dates
First available: 1 August 2011

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.mjms/1312233136

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2675403

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1204.01009

Subjects
Primary: 01A30: Islam (Medieval)

Citation

Azarian, Mohammad K. Al-Risāla Al-Muhītīyya: A Summary. Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences 22 (2010), no. 2, 64--85. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.mjms/1312233136.


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