Astronomical tables. Incomplete manuscript (10 ff. at the beginning and the end are lacking), author not given in the available fragment. On the outer edge (?) the title Tashil can be seen. The work could have been compiled as a facilitation for the use of the Zig of Ulugh Beg and the tables which
Astronomical tables, preceded by a short Persian prose text: Bab dar Maʿrifat-i Zig-i Taylasan. Added (on f. 21a) is yet another table, Mataliʿ al-Burug li-ʿArd LZM. Catalogus Codicum Orientalium Bibl. Acad. Lugd.,
al-Kāśī, Ġiyāt̲ ad-Dīn Ǵamśīd b. Masʿūd ; Qāḍīzāda, Mūsā b. Muḥammad ; al-Qūśǵī, ʿAlī b. Muḥammad.
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on the virtues of the science of the stars in his compendium. However, Širwānī was not the only figure at the time who saw ʿ ilm al-nuǧūm as a noble inquiry. Many contemporary and near-contemporary authors of zīǧ s (astronomical handbooks of tables), taqwīm s (annual almanac-prognostications), and