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.


(D. Pingree)

Originally Published: December 15, 1982

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David Pingree, “Abd-Al-Vahed Juzjani,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/2, p. 168; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abd-al-vahed-juzjani-pupil-of-ebn-sina-980-1037 (accessed on 17 January 2014).