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The measurement of the circle in Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī's Revision of the 'middle books' (Taḥrīr al- mutawassiṭāt)

Lit L.W. Cornelis


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    <subfield code="a">&lt;p&gt;The mathematical treatises known as Taḥrīr al-mutawassiṭāt, &amp;ldquo;Revision of the Middle&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;books&amp;rdquo;, are a collection of Greek and Arabic treatises which were re-edited by Naṣīr&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī. This paper explores the nature of the editorial work Ṭūsī did, showing&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;that it is not a simple rendering of the original text but that it involves major&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;revisions and in fact original additions. For the first time, a collated version of&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;Ṭūsī&amp;rsquo;s revision on the treatise on the measurement of the circle (by Archimedes) is&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;provided. A translation of the Arabic text is put side by side with a rendition of the&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;treatise as it was circulated before Ṭūsī&amp;rsquo;s time. An in-depth analysis of the text&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;elucidates the nature of Ṭūsī&amp;rsquo;s contributions to the text. This article also provides&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;modest corrections to earlier studies by W. R. Knorr and P. Luckey.&lt;/p&gt;</subfield>
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