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Al-Kitabu al-Majisti
Type: Tractatus
Language: Arabic
Topic: Artes Liberales
Quality: 12
Level: N/A
Author: Claudius Ptolemaeus

Al-Kitabu al-Majisti is an Arabic translation of Mathematike Syntaxis, a mathematical and astronomical treatise written in the second century AD by the Greco-Roman philosopher Claudius Ptolemaeus of Alexandria. The translation was made by an unknown Saracen scribe at the request of the caliph Al-Ma'mun in the 9th century.

The Arabic calligraphy in this edition is very elaborate and a large number of diagrams and illustrations have been added. The book is a tractatus on Artes Liberales with a Quality of 12.

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