References for Jabir ibn Aflah

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  1. R P Lorch, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830902148.html

Books:

  1. J Samsó, Las ciencias de los antiguos en al-Andalus (Madrid, 1992).

Articles:

  1. R P Lorch, The astronomical instruments of Jabir ibn Aflah and the torquetum, Centaurus 20 (1) (1976), 11-34.
  2. R P Lorch, The astronomy of Jabir ibn Aflah, Centaurus 19 (2) (1975), 85-107.
  3. N M Swerdlow, Jabir ibn Aflah's interesting method for finding the eccentricities and direction of the apsidal line of a superior planet, in From deferent to equant (New York, 1987), 501-512.

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