ʿABD-AL-VĀḤED B. MOḤAMMAD JŪZJĀNĪ, ABŪ ʿOBAYD, pupil of Ebn Sīnā (980-1037), whose Resāla dar handasa (“Epistle on geometry”) he published after his master’s death (Storey, II/1, p. 3, no. 4). ʿAbd-al-Vāḥed wrote a Kayfīyat tartīb al-aflāk (“Manner of the arrangement of the celestial spheres”) and a treatise on times and eclipses.
See also Suter, Mathematiker, pp. 172-73, no. 425.
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