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  • The Dunedin Arabic Manuscript of Euclid's Elements

    Tee, Garry; Amleh, Amal (2007)

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    The University of Auckland Library

    You are granted permission for the non-commercial reproduction, distribution, display, and performance of this technical report in any format, BUT this permission is only for a period of 45 (forty-five) days from the most recent time that you verified that this technical report is still available from the original CITR web site; http://citr.auckland.ac.nz/techreports/ under terms that include this permission. All other rights are reserved by the author(s). The central library at the University of Otago has a finely-written Arabic manuscript: Dunedin De Beer Collection MS 98. That contains chapters 1 to 3 of 13 chapters of Euclid's Elements, in the Ishaq-Thabit translation. A few annotations (in Arabic, Persian, and English) are written in the margins, including on the last page the Arabic date 873 A.H. (1468 A.D.) Alos on that last page there is a Persian note dated 924 A.H. (1518 A.D.), telling that Sultan Mahmud Shah gifted this manuscript to a scholar named Hussein.

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