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date: 21 August 2019

Al-Battani (or Albategnius) 

A Dictionary of Scientists
 Market House Books Market House Books

(c. 858–929) Arab astronomerAl-Battani was the son of a maker of astronomical instruments in Harran (now in Turkey). He worked mainly in Raqqah on the Euphrates (now ar-Raqqah in Syria) and was basically a follower of ... ...

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