References for Al-Biruni

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  1. E S Kennedy, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900460.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9015394/al-Biruni

Books:

  1. E S Kennedy, A commentary upon Biruni's 'Kitab Tahdid al-Amakin' : An 11th century treatise on mathematical geography (Beirut, 1973).
  2. I M Muminov (ed.), al-Biruni and Ibn Sina : Correspondence (Russian) (Tashkent, 1973).
  3. B A Rozenfel'd, M M Rozhanskaya and Z K Skolovskaya, Abu'l-Rayhan al-Biruni (973-1048) (Russian) (Moscow, 1973).
  4. H U Sadykov, Biruni and his work on astronomy and mathematical geography (Russian) (Moscow, 1953).
  5. H M Said (ed.), al-Biruni commemorative volume : Proceedings of the International Congress held in Karachi, November 26-December 12, 1973 (Karachi, 1979).
  6. S H Sirazdinov and G P Matvievskaja, al-Biruni and his mathematical works (Russian) (Moscow, 1978).
  7. F Zikrillaev, Al-Biruni's works on physics (Russian) (Tashkent, 1973).

Articles:

  1. Kh F Abdulla-zade, al-Biruni's letter to Abu Said (Russian), Izv. Akad. Nauk Tadzhik. SSR Otdel. Fiz.-Mat. Khim. i Geol. Nauk (3)(89) (1983), 16-19.
  2. A Abdurahmonov, Some theorems of trigonometry in the works of al-Biruni (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 159-169.
  3. S M Ahmad, al-Biruni as a synthesizer and transmitter of scientific knowledge, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 244-248, 253.
  4. M Ahmad, R Behari and B V Subbarayappa, al-Biruni : an introduction to his life and writings on the Indian sciences, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 98-110.
  5. A Ahmedov, Special questions of spherical astronomy and mathematics in al-Biruni's 'Canon Mas'uda' (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 111-122.
  6. A Ahmedov and B A Rozenfel'd, 'Cartography' - one of Biruni's first essays to have reached us (Russian), in Mathematics in the East in the Middle Ages (Tashkent, 1978), 127-153.
  7. al-Biruni, Abu'l-Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad Abu'l-Rayhan al-Biruni's own list of his works (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 230-243.
  8. A R Amir-Moéz, Khayyam, al-Biruni, Gauss, Archimedes, and quartic equations, Texas J. Sci. 46 (3) (1994), 241-257.
  9. A R Amir-Moéz, and J C Aghayani, al-Biruni, al-Tusi, and Newton, Texas J. Sci. 32 (4) (1980), 289-292.
  10. M S Asimov, al-Biruni's astronomical treatise in the Dari language, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 254-256, 277.
  11. M N Atagarryev, Application of stereographic projection to determination of the Qibla azimuth : al-Biruni, al-Chagmini and al-Turkumani (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 29 (1985), 44-47, 345.
  12. A K Bag, al-Biruni on Indian arithmetic, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 174-184, 242-243.
  13. R B Baratov, Biruni - great scientist of the Orient (Russian), Izv. Akad. Nauk Tadzik. SSR Otdel. Fiz.-Mat. i Geolog.-Him. Nauk (3) (49) (1973), 3-5.
  14. J L Berggren, The origins of al-Biruni's 'method of the Zijes' in the theory of sundials, Centaurus 28 (1) (1985), 1-16.
  15. J L Berggren, al-Biruni on plane maps of the sphere : Including an Arabic text, J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 6 (1-2) (1982), 47-112.
  16. J L Berggren, A coincidence of Pappos' Book VIII with al-Biruni's Tahdid, J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 2 (1) (1978), 137-142.
  17. D J Boilot, L'oeuvre d'al-Beruni. Essai Bibliographique, Mélanges de l'Institut dominicain d'études orientales 2 (1955), 161-256.
  18. P G Bulgakov, al-Biruni and al-Khwarizmi (Russian), in Mathematics and astronomy in the works of scientists of the medieval East (Tashkent, 1977), 117-122; 140.
  19. P G Bulgakov, The life and works of al-Biruni (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. (2-3)(47-48) (1974), 68-75, 221.
  20. P G Bulgakov and A A Ahmedov, al-Biruni and al-Kindi on the theory of parallels (Russian), Obshchestv. Nauki v Uzbek. (8) (1977), 30-36.
  21. U Cassina, La trisezione dell'angolo in Al Biruni, Period. Mat. (4) 21 (1941), 77-87.
  22. U Cassina, Sulle equazioni cubiche di Al Biruni, Period. Mat. (4) 21 (1941), 3-20.
  23. B Chatterjee, Al-Biruni and Brahmagupta, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 161-165.
  24. A Dallal, Biruni's 'Book of pearls concerning the projection of spheres', Z. Gesch. Arab.-Islam. Wiss. 4 (1987/88), 81-138
  25. A E-A Hatipov and A Pulatov, Abu'l-Rayhan al-Biruni (Russian), Questions on the history of mathematics and astronomy I, Trudy Samarkand. Gos. Univ. (N.S.) Vyp. 229 (1972), 8-15.
  26. F I Haddad, D Pingree and E S Kennedy, al-Biruni's treatise on astrological lots, Z. Gesch. Arab.-Islam. Wiss. 1 (1984), 9-54.
  27. D R Hill, Al-Biruni's mechanical calendar, Annals of Science 42 (1985),139-163.
  28. D R Hill, al-Biruni's mechanical calendar, Ann. of Sci. 42 (2) (1985), 139-163.
  29. U I Karimov, Abu'l-Rayhan al-Biruni (life and works) (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 19-31.
  30. B M Kedrov, The great Central Asiatic scholar-encyclopedist al-Biruni (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tehn. (2-3)(47-48) (1974), 60-68, 221.
  31. E S Kennedy, Al-Biruni on determining the meridian, Math. Teacher 56 (1963), 635-637.
  32. E S Kennedy and Y Id, A letter of al-Biruni : Habash al-Hasib's analemma for the gibla, Historia Math. 1 (1) (1974), 3-11.
  33. E S Kennedy and M-T Debarnot, Two mappings proposed by Biruni, Z. Gesch. Arab.-Islam. Wiss. 1 (1984), 145-147.
  34. M S Khan, Aryabhata I and al-Biruni, Indian J. Hist. Sci. 12 (2) (1977), 237-244.
  35. M S Khan, A select bibliography of Soviet publications on Al-Biruni, Janus 62 (4) (1975), 279-288.
  36. M S Khan, An examination of al-Biruni's knowledge of Indian astronomy, in History of oriental astronomy (Cambridge, 1987), 139-145.
  37. V B Mainkar, Metrology in al-Biruni's 'India', Indian J. History Sci. 10 (1975), 224-229, 243.
  38. G P Matvievskaja, The mathematical and astronomical legacy of al-Biruni, and the history of its study (Russian), Izv. Akad. Nauk UzSSR Ser. Fiz.-Mat. Nauk 17 (4) (1973), 4-10, 97.
  39. K Munirov, On a Tashkent manuscript copy of al-Biruni's 'Astrology' (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 123-129.
  40. B K Nayar, al-Biruni and science communication in Sanskrit, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 249-252.
  41. K Norhudzaev, al-Biruni and the science of geodesy (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 145-158.
  42. L Richter-Bernburg, al-Biruni's 'Maqala Fitastih al-suwar wa-tabtikh al-kuwar' : a translation of the preface with notes and commentary, J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 6 (1-2) (1982), 113-122.
  43. B A Rosenfel'd and L G Utseha, Some mathematical discoveries in al-Biruni's 'Shadows', J. Hist. Arabic Sci. 4 (2) (1980), 332-336.
  44. S Roy, al-Biruni and Hindu speculations on gravitation, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 218-223.
  45. B A Rozenfel'd, The 'Densimetry' of al-Biruni (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (1) (1985), 91-95.
  46. B A Rozenfel'd, Some questions on the mathematics of variable quantities in al-Biruni 's treatise on shadows (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 23 (1978), 226-230, 358.
  47. B A Rozenfel'd, S A Krasnova and M M Rozanskaja, The mathematical work of Abu'l-Rayhan al-Biruni (Russian), From the History of Science and Technology in the East 3 (Moscow, 1963), 71-92.
  48. B A Rozenfel'd, Une tentative d'interpolation quadratique chez al-Biruni (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 12 (1959), 421-430.
  49. B A Rozenfel'd and M M Rozanskaja, The astronomical work 'Al-Qanunu'l-Mas'udi' of al-Biruni, Istor.-Astronom. Issled. Vyp. 10 (1969), 63-95.
  50. B A Rozenfel'd and L G Uceha, al-Biruni's astronomical treatise on shadows (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 14 (1978), 303-314.
  51. M A Sabirov and A Ahmedov, Certain achievements of al-Biruni in astronomy and mathematics (Russian), Taskent. Gos. Univ. Naucn. Trudy 460 Voprosy Mat. (1974), 113-119, 177.
  52. H U Sadykov, Biruni and his astronomical work (Russian), Akad. Nauk SSSR. Astr. Zhurnal 27 (1950), 73-80.
  53. J Samsó, 'Al-Biruni' in al-Andalus, in From Baghdad to Barcelona/De Bagdad a Barcelona, Zaragoza, 1993 (2 Vols.) (Barcelona, 1996), 583-612.
  54. A Sayili, in Beyruni'ye Armagan (Ankara, 1974), 169-207.
  55. S N Sen, al-Biruni on the determination of latitudes and longitudes in India, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 185-197.
  56. A M Shastri, Sanskrit literature known to al-Biruni, Indian J. History Sci. 10 (2) (1975), 111-138, 159.
  57. O Sheynin, al-Biruni and the mathematical treatment of observations, Arabic Sci. Philos. 2 (2) (1992), 299-306.
  58. T Usmonov, The role of history in the flowering of al-Biruni's physics (Uzbek), in Collection dedicated to the 1000th anniversary of the birth of al-Biruni (Tashkent, 1973), 179-197.
  59. S Vahabov, Two mathematical models of al-Biruni (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 25 (1980), 328-334, 380.
  60. S A Vahabov, A new treatise of al-Biruni on astrolabes (Russian), Tashkent. Gos. Univ. Nauchn. Trudy 548 Voprosy Mat. (1977), 17-21, 140.
  61. S A Vakhabov, Projective transformations in al-Biruni's treatise on astrolabes (Russian), Istor.-Mat. Issled. 32-33 (1990), 339-344.
  62. A I Volodarskii, Indian mathematics and al-Biruni (Russian), in History and methodology of the natural sciences XX (Moscow, 1978), 49-57.
  63. F Z Zikrillaev, Questions of physics in al-Biruni's book 'Monuments of past generations' (Russian), Izv. Akad. Nauk UzSSR Ser. Fiz.-Mat. Nauk 17 (4) (1973), 50-53; 98.

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