Article ID: CBB001510460

Etude d'un cadran solaire cylindrique Arabo-islamique (2006)

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In Cairo citadel, in front of Muhammad-Ali mosque, on a tower wall, there is a sundial which works very well. This sundial is certainly an exceptional one because of its furnitures, signs and also complexity of calculations which used for its design and structure (a cylindrical, with south-western inclination and four polar gnomons) and can be counted as an excellent evidence for Muslims extraordinary technical progress in making gnomons and sundials in 18th century. This article, for the first time, provides a consideration on this sundial relying on the bases of modern mathematics.

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Authors & Contributors
Savoie, Denis
King, David A.
Willmoth, Frances
Charette, François
Taub, Liba Chaia
Keller, Alex
Journals
Suhayl: Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Nazariyat: İslam Felsefe ve Bilim Tarihi Araştırmaları Dergisi (Journal for the History of Islamic Philosophy and Sciences)
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften
Der Globusfreund: Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift für Globen- und Instrumentenkunde
Publishers
Brill
Cambridge University Press
Ashgate, Variorum
Akademie-Verlag
Brepols
Polistampa
Concepts
Astronomy
Instruments, astronomical
Sundials
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
Astrolabes
Scientific apparatus and instruments
People
Misrī, Muhammad ibn Muhammad
Qusṭā Ibn Lūqā al-Baʿlbakī
Ptolemy
al-Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Dal Pozzo Toscanelli, Paolo
Time Periods
Medieval
18th century
Ancient
20th century
17th century
10th century
Places
Europe
Ottoman Empire
Egypt
Prague (Czechia)
Austria
Greece
Institutions
Whipple Museum of the History of Science (Cambridge, Eng.)
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