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The astrological history of Māshāʼallāh

E. S. Kennedy

The astrological history of Māshāʼallāh

by E. S. Kennedy

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astrology, Arab

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] E. S. Kennedy and David Pingree.
    SeriesHarvard monographs in the history of science
    ContributionsPingree, David Edwin, 1933- joint author., Māshāʼallāh, 730?-815?, Munich. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1714.A6 K4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5314501M
    ISBN 100674050258
    LC Control Number72113185

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