Al-Battani

Person

Profession
Date of birth
850
Place of birth
Gender
 

Name source

Things named after this
 

Influence Node

Influenced
Al-Biruni
 

Deceased Person

Date of death
923
Place of death
 

KWTopic

Category
natural sciences and mathematics
Disciplines
astronomer
mathematician
Connections from
al-battani work related to claudius ptolemy (Ptolemy)
al-battani influenced moses maimonides (influenced, Maimonides)
al-battani influenced plato of tivoli (influenced, Plato Tiburtinus)
Connections to
levi ben gershom used work of al-battani (Levi ben Gershom)
georg von peuerbach work related to al-battani (Georg Purbach)
claudius ptolemy work related to al-battani (Ptolemy)
Has sentences
It gives an account of the Arabic literature available in the 10th century and describes some of the authors. (Details)
Nadim described al-Battani as "one of the famous observers and a leader in geometry, theoretical and practical astronomy and astrology". (Details)
Al-Battani produced his own set of astronomical tables. (Details)
KWType
Person
Assessment
Al-Battani was probably the most outstanding of the Arabian astronomers.
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