Persian Manuscripts : Zīj-i Ūlūgh Bayg

Ulugh Beg, 1394-1449; Ūlūgh Bayg; اولوغ بیگ, Qāẓīzādah-’i Rūmī

Persian Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Astronomical tables here entitled <i>Zīj-i Ūlūgh Bayg</i>, also known as <i>Zīj-i Sulṭānī-i Gūrkānī</i> records observations made at the royal observatory in Samarqand in circa 1438, completed for for the Timurid-era Prince Ulugh Bayg (1394–1449). The work compiles observations made by Ūlūgh Bayg with the assistance of Qāẓīzādah-’i Rūmī , subsequently edited by Alī ibn Muḥammad Qūshjī, (d. ca. 1475). While unsigned and undated, this manuscript may be from the Indian subcontinent, possibly completed during the 18th century CE.</p>

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