ABU’L-WAFĀʾ B. SAʿĪD, author of a Persian Moḵtaṣar-e moštamel bar mesāḥat-e abʿād va soṭūḥ va moǰassamāt va bar kayfīyat-e aʿmāl-e hendī (“Epitome comprising areas, distances, surfaces, and solids and the manner of the Indian operations”). The unique manuscript, in Leningrad, was copied from the author’s autograph written in 823/1420-21.

Bibliography : Storey, II/1, p. 8, no. 17.

(D. Pingree)

Originally Published: December 15, 1983

Last Updated: July 21, 2011

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David Pingree, “ABU’L-WAFĀ B. SAʿID,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/4, p. 392; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abul-wafa-b-said (accessed on 2 February 2014).