ʿABDALLĀH KABRĪ

 

ʿABDALLĀH B. EBRĀHĪM AL-KABRĪ ABŪ ḤAKĪM, mathematician, d. 476/1083-84. He was the pupil of Ḥosayn b. Moḥammad al-Vannī (killed in Baghdad in Ḏu’l-ḥeǰǰa, 451/January-February, 1060). According to Ebn Ḵallekān (tr. de Slane, I, p. 421), Ḵabrī wrote a Talḵīṣ fi’l-ḥesāb (“ Summary concerning computation”).

Bibliography:

Suter, Mathematiker, p. 108, no. 250.

 

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(D. Pingree)

Originally Published: December 15, 1982

Last Updated: July 15, 2011

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David Pingree, “Abdallah Kabri,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/2, p. 197; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abdallah-al-kabri-mathematician-d-1083-84 (accessed on 17 January 2014).