ʿABD-AL-RAḤĪM B. ʿABD-AL-KARĪM AL-QAZVĪNĪ AL-ʿAJAMĪ, astronomer, d. 1026/1617. Nothing further seems to be known of his life. Two of his works survive: al-Zīǰ fi’l-falak (“Astronomical tables on the sphere”), and Resāla fi’l-kawākeb al-ṯābeta (“Epistle on the fixed star”).
Bibliography : Brockelmann, GAL II 2, p. 545.
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