Qusṭā ibn Lūqā, approximately 820-approximately 912

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 0820
Death 0912
Arabic

Biographical notes:

Christian scholar, originally from Baalbak, Syria, worked in Baghdad, Iraq, and eventually settled in Armenia; translated many scientific works from Greek to Arabic; physician, philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and musician.

From the description of Kitāb ʻalá al-kurah : manuscript, [between 1700? and 1827]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366513

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Subjects:

  • Astronomy, Arab--Early works to 1800
  • Manuscripts, Arabic
  • Astronomical instruments--9th century
  • Astronomical instruments--Early works to 1800
  • Astronomy, Arab--9th century
  • Celestial globes--Early works to 1800

Occupations:

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Places:

  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)
  • Islamic empire (as recorded)
  • Michigan--Ann Arbor (as recorded)