ABŪ MANṢŪR ṬŪSĪ

 

ABŪ MANṢŪR ṬŪSĪ, mathematician. Apparently sometime during the 9th/15th century Abū Manṣūr wrote two works preserved in a manuscript at Florence: 1. Resāla fī ʿelm al-ḥesāb (“Epistle concerning computation”); 2. Resāla fi’l-ǰabr wa’l-moqābala (“Epistle concerning algebra”).

Bibliography:

Suter, Mathematiker, p. 199, no. 507.

 

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(D. Pingree)

Originally Published: December 15, 1983

Last Updated: July 19, 2011

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David Pingree, “Abu Mansur Tusi,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/4, p. 337; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abu-mansur-tusi-mathematician (accessed on 30 January 2014).