THELIFTEROFHEAVY BODIES OF HERON OF ALEXANDRIA IN THE IRANIAN WORLD

THELIFTEROFHEAVY BODIES OF HERON OF ALEXANDRIA IN THE IRANIAN WORLD ARTICLES T H E LIFTER O F H E A V Y BODIES O F H E R O N O F A L E X A N D R I A I N T H E I R A N I A N W O R L D GIUSEPPINA FERRIELLO A B S T R A C T The contribution considers several Persian codices, found in recent years, that were inspired by Book II of Heron's Mechanics. Made in the Ir- anian context, their existence imposes the integration of the studies per- formed on the guide of Greek fragments and on the Arabic version of Qus- ta Ibn Luqa al-Ba'albakkî that have inspired all of the translators of Eur- opean languages. Moreover, the distribution of the texts in a wider and wider temporal and cultural space and their noticeable correlations suggest searches in fields up to now neglected by the historians of science, just like the Iranian one, abounding of documents and texts. Keywords: Medieval Persian Mechanics. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nuncius (successor of "Annali") Brill

THELIFTEROFHEAVY BODIES OF HERON OF ALEXANDRIA IN THE IRANIAN WORLD

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BRILL
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© 2005 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0394-7394
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1825-3911
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10.1163/182539105X00015
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ARTICLES T H E LIFTER O F H E A V Y BODIES O F H E R O N O F A L E X A N D R I A I N T H E I R A N I A N W O R L D GIUSEPPINA FERRIELLO A B S T R A C T The contribution considers several Persian codices, found in recent years, that were inspired by Book II of Heron's Mechanics. Made in the Ir- anian context, their existence imposes the integration of the studies per- formed on the guide of Greek fragments and on the Arabic version of Qus- ta Ibn Luqa al-Ba'albakkî that have inspired all of the translators of Eur- opean languages. Moreover, the distribution of the texts in a wider and wider temporal and cultural space and their noticeable correlations suggest searches in fields up to now neglected by the historians of science, just like the Iranian one, abounding of documents and texts. Keywords: Medieval Persian Mechanics.

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Nuncius (successor of "Annali")Brill

Published: Jan 1, 2005

Keywords: Keywords: Medieval Persian Mechanics

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