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In the indexes of authors and owners. 117 In Charette 1998, p. 17, I made the remark that there must have existed multiple copies of the tables, since in Ch. 72 of Najm al-D¯ın’s commentary there is a note which warns against possibly corrupted copies of the tables. I now consider this as a statement of a theoretical nature by the author himself, rather than a later interpolation motivated by a copyist’s encounter with a corrupt version of the tables. 27 INTRODUCTION ters,118 extant in MS Dublin, Chester Beatty, Persian 102, ff.

112–114) is inaccurate, since it is based on the text of MS Berlin Pm 228, ff. 58v–60v, which is corrupt. 80 See King, Survey, no. C33 and Ahlwardt, Verzeichnis, nos. 5837 and 5838. 81 MS Dublin CB 4090, f. 1v. In this manuscript the laqab “al-m¯ıq¯ at¯ı” is also given. According to MS Manchester Rylands 361, f. ¯ıb. 82 On his works, see King, Survey, no. C28 and King 1983c, no. 13. 83 King 1983a, p. 540. 6. 84 Preserved in MS Dublin CB 4090, 53 ff. 85 His treatise on the shakk¯ az¯ı quadrant was composed in 760 H [= 1358/9]: see MS Manchester Rylands 361, ff.

120 See Charette 1998, p. 50 and translation on p. 42, § [4]. 121 Both texts are here reproduced for comparison. First treatise (1) ( MS Milan ff. 92:11–93:5): [ () () ... Then the corresponding passage in (4) (D:23v:19–24r:7): ( ) ( ) It seems that the latter text is an adaptation of Chapter 26 in (1) for the purposes of (4). ] 28 CHAPTER ONE 5. An extensive (anonymous) illustrated treatise on the construction of instruments which forms a continuation of (4) and is clearly by the same author (see the next Section for a detailed discussion).

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