ABHARĪ, AMĪN-AL-DĪN, mathematician, said to have died in 733/1332-33. He is the author of an extant text, Foṣūl kāfīa fī ḥesāb al-taḵt wa’l-mīl (“Sufficient chapters concerning computation with a pegboard”).


Brockelmann, GAL II2, p. 273. Suter, Mathematiker, p. 160, no. 393.

(D. Pingree)

Originally Published: December 15, 1982

Last Updated: July 15, 2011

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David Pingree, “ABHARĪ, AMĪN-AL-DĪN,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/2, p. 216; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abhari-amin-al-din-mathematician-said-to-have-died-in-1332-33 (accessed on 25 January 2014).