Book/Printed MaterialA New Compilation of Events from the Xuanhe Period. Xin bian Xuanhe yi shi (A new compilation of events from the Xuanhe period) is a Song dynasty work by unknown authors. The Xuanhe period was 1119--25. The book has two juan, representing two parts, and the title appears at the beginning of each juan as well as in the table of contents. The literary style of the work is hua ben, meaning written...
- Date: 1225
Book/Printed MaterialThe Essentials of Arithmetic. Bahā' al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn al-'Āmilī, also known as Sheiykh Bahā'ī, was a famous polymath and intellectual luminary of Safavid Persia. He was born in 1547 (953 AH) near the Jabal 'Āmila in Syria. He migrated with his family to Persia (perhaps to escape the persecution of Shi'a Muslims at the hand of the Ottomans), where he eventually obtained an honored place at the...
- Contributor: ʻāmilī, Bahāʼ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn
- Date: 1547
Book/Printed MaterialThe Shishan Medical Records. This work, in three juan with a supplement and in three volumes, was written by Wang Ji (1463--1539), famed physician and member of a Ming dynasty medical family, and originally published in 1520. The manuscript was put together by his disciple, Chen Jiao. This edition was printed by Chen Jiao in the tenth year of the Jiajing reign (1531). The preface was written by...
- Contributor: Chen, Jiao - Wang, Ji
- Date: 1531