ʿAṬĀʾ B. AḤMAD B. MOḤAMMAD B. ḴᵛĀJA ḠĀZĪ SAMARQANDĪ, ABU MOḤAMMAD, author of a set of astronomical tables for an unidentified prince of the Yuan dynasty of China, Chen-Hsi-Wu-Ching, in 764/1362-63. The autograph manuscript, now in Paris, has marginal notes in Chinese.
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