Al-Isfahani

Mathematician, Person

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Who is Al-Isfahani?

Abu al-Fath Mahmud ibn Muhammad ibn Qasim ibn Fadl al-Isfahani was a 10th-century Persian mathematician. He flourished probably around 982AD in Isfahan.

He gave a better Arabic edition of the Conics of Apollonius and commented on the first books. The Conics had been translated a century before by Hilal al-Himsi and Thabit ibn Qurra.

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  • Iran
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on July 23, 2013

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