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Columbia University (New York, NY 10027-7922)
George A. Saliba (Project Director: June 1986 to present)

The Planetary Theories of Ibn al-Shatir of Damascus (d.1375): A Pre-Copernican Copernicus

To support preparation of a critical edition of the astronomical treatise of Ibn al-Shatir of Damascus (d.1375), one of the foremost Islamic astronomers of the Middle Ages.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Near and Middle Eastern Languages


Research Programs

Total amounts:
$52,300 (approved)
$52,098 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1987 – 9/30/1989