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In Synchrony with the Heavens: Studies X-XVIII: Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization (Islamic Philosophy, Theology & Science: Texts & Studies) [Hardcover]

David King

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1 Jun 2005 Islamic Philosophy, Theology & Science: Texts & Studies
This is the first investigation of timekeeping by the sun and stars and the regulation of the astronomically-defined times of Muslim prayer. The study is based on over 500 medieval astronomical manuscripts first identified by the author. A second volume, also published by Brill, deals with astronomical instruments for timekeeping and other computing devices.

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David A. King, Ph.D. (1972) in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, Yale University, has been Professor of the History of Science at the J. W. Goethe University in Frankfurt since 1985. He has published extensively on astronomy and astronomical instruments in Islamic civilization.

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