Abu al-Fath Mahmud ibn Muhammad ibn Qasim ibn Fadl al-Isfahani , Latinized 𝐀𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐬, 𝐀𝐬𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐬, was a 10th-century Persian[1] mathematician. He flourished probably around 982 AD in Isfahan.

Al-Isfahani
RegionPersian scholar
SchoolPersian science

He gave a better Arabic edition of the Conics of Apollonius and commented on the first books. The Conics had been translated a century before by Hilal al-Himsi (books 1–4) and Thabit ibn Qurra (books 5–7).

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  1. ^ Keramati, Yunis. "Abu'l-Fath Isfahani". Encyclopedia Islamica. CGIE. Retrieved 4 February 2017.

SourcesEdit

  • H. Suter: Die Mathematiker und Astronomen der Araber (98, 1900).