Article ID: CBB001510396

Continuance of the Tradition of Optical Writings in Qasim'Alī Qayinī's Manaẓir wa Marāyā (2009)

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Akbari, Marjan (Author)


Tarikh-e Elm (The Iranian Journal for the History of Science)
Volume: 6, no. 2
Issue: 2
Pages: 1-13


Publication Date: 2009
Edition Details: [Translated title.] In Persian.
Language: Persian

Qāsim'Ali Qāyinī's Manaẓir wa Maraya, that has written in 11th century A.H./18th A.D., is one of the last works in Muslim's tradition of Optical writings. In this work, Qayini has defined the scope of 'Ilm-i manāẓir and has referred some predecessor like Euclid and Kindi. Moreover he proceeds popular topics in optical works like reflection and refraction of light, burning tools, rainbow, the moon's halo, the dark room, and the field of view in flat mirrors.

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Authors & Contributors
Moura, Breno Arsioli
Rashed, Roshdi
al-Kindi
P. L. , Simms
Hinkley, D. L
Kheirandish, Elaheh
Journals
Tarikh-e Elm (The Iranian Journal for the History of Science)
Perspectives on Science
Arabic Sciences and Philosophy
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Studies in History of Medicine and Science
Science and Education
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Princeton University Press
Temple University
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Optics
Light
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Physics
Color theory
Natural philosophy
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al-Kindī, Abū Yūsuf Yaʿqub ibn Isḥāq
Euclid
Newton, Isaac
Aristotle
Ibn al-Haytham, Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan
Gregory, David
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Greece
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United States
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19th century
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17th century
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Qajar dynasty, Iran (1794-1925)
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