Ibn Yunus

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IBN YŪNUS

(d. 1009 A.D.)

Abū-l-Ḥasan, 'Alī b. Ṣa'īd A. Raḥmān b. Yūnus as-Sadafī. One of the greatest Arab astronomers who lived at the court of Caliph al-Hākim.

EI (s.v.)

az-Zīj al-Ḥākimī (two redactions)

MS: Leiden MS Arab. 143, fol. 133 - 136.

Exc.: MC 707 v

T.: MC A:1


Town Longitude Latitude
Aswān (Suwān) 56˚ 0’ 24˚ 30’ (Table 1)
Jarmī 47˚ 0’ 19˚ 30’ (Table 1)
Madīnat al-Ḥabash 41˚ 40’ 19˚ 30’ (Table 1)
Uswan (bis) 56˚ 0’ 20˚ 15’ (Table 2)
or 22˚ 30’ (Table 2)
Ma’din az-Zummurrud 57˚ 0’ 21˚ 15’ (Table 2)
Ma’din adh-dhahab 57˚ 15’ 21˚ 45’ (Table 2)
Zaghāwa 35˚ 0’ 11˚ 0’ (Table 3)
Ghāna 15˚ 30’ 10˚ 45’ (Table 3)

(MC 707 v).