Article ID: CBB001510396

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


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
P. L. , Simms
Hinkley, D. L
Kheirandish, Elaheh
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
Princeton University Press
Temple University
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Color theory
Natural philosophy
al-Kindī, Abū Yūsuf Yaʿqub ibn Isḥāq
Newton, Isaac
Ibn al-Haytham, Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan
Gregory, David
United States
18th century
19th century
17th century
Qajar dynasty, Iran (1794-1925)
Ikhwān al-Ṣafā (Brethren of Purity)

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