References for al-Mahani

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  1. Y Dold-Samplonius, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).


  1. R Rashed, The development of Arabic mathematics : between arithmetic and algebra (London, 1994).
  2. R Rashed, Entre arithmétique et algèbre: Recherches sur l'histoire des mathématiques arabes (Paris, 1984).


  1. B A Rosenfeld, 'Geometric trigonometry' in treatises of al-Khwarizmi, al-Mahani and ibn al-Haytham, in Vestigia mathematica (Amsterdam, 1993), 305-308.

JOC/EFR November 1999

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