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Author
creator QS:P170,Q11826
Object type drawing
object_type QS:P31,Q93184
Description
العربية: مخطوطة بِيد أبي الريحان البيروني (973-1048م) تتناول أطوار أو مراحل القمر المُختلفة، من كتاب التفهيم (المخطوط بِالفارسيَّة).
تعريب التعليق:
English: Illustration of different phases of the moon, from manuscript of the Kitab al-Tafhim by Al-Biruni (973-1048).
فارسی: جایگاه‌های مختلف ماه در کتاب التفهیم اثر ابوریحان بیرونی.
Date 18th century
date QS:P571,+1750-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
[1]
Medium gouache on paper
medium QS:P186,Q204330;P186,Q11472,P518,Q861259
institution QS:P195,Q5964764
Accession number
Ms. 6565
Inscriptions

bottom in manuscript:
جِرَا جرا این فزودن و کاستن نور قمر را است و ستارکان دیکر را نیست

میان مردمان نکرستن و ناستذنْ این مَعْنیها را خلافَسْت

در روشناای ستارکان که ایشانرا روشناای از خویستن است -
čerā čerā īn fuzūdan u kāstan-i nūr qamar-rā ast u sitāragān-i dīgar rā nēst

miyān-i mardumān nigaristan u nā-sitaḏan īn ma'nīhā-rā xalāfast

dar rōšanā'ī-yi sitāragān ki ēšān-rā rōšanā'ī az xwēštan ast- [Why – why the increase and decrease of the light of the moon is settled while other stars don't behave so?

Observing these and not understanding the spirit of these is a misdeed,

that the light of the stars is of their own.]
References
  1. https://www.akg-images.co.uk/archive/-2UMDHUP5HBAD.html
Source/Photographer Scanned from: Seyyed Hossein Nasr () Islamic Science: An Illustrated Study, World of Islam Festival Publishing Company ISBN 090503502X

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