Book/Printed Material The Essentials of Arithmetic.
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- The Essentials of Arithmetic.
- Bahaa al-Din al-Amili (1547--1621 AD; 953--1031 AH) is thought to have been born in Baalbek, Lebanon, but his family moved to Herat, present-day Afghanistan, to escape Ottoman persecution. He studied in Isfahan, in present-day Iran, and continued on to Aleppo, Jerusalem, and Egypt, before returning to Isfahan, where he served for many years as the chief judge and where he died. He produced more than 50 titles in fields as diverse as arithmetic, astronomy, literature, religion, and linguistics. Known for his poetry as well as his many encyclopedic works, he also is credited with the revival of Islamic mathematics after a period of neglect. Al-Khulasa fil hisab (The essentials of arithmetic) covers many aspects and characteristics of numbers resulting from algebraic and other basic operations, including multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. The work was considered a standard text until the late 19th century.
- ʻĀmilī, Bahāʾ al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Ḥusayn, 1547-1621 Author.
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- [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1846.
- - 1547 to 1621
- - Arabic manuscripts
- - Mathematics, Arab
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 84 pages.
- - Original resource at: Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
- - Content in Arabic.
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ʻĀmilī, Bahāʾ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn, Author. The Essentials of Arithmetic. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1846] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666158/.
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ʻāmilī, B. A. M. I. Ḥ. (1846) The Essentials of Arithmetic. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666158/.
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ʻĀmilī, Bahāʾ Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Ḥusayn, Author. The Essentials of Arithmetic. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1846] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666158/>.