References for Ulugh Beg

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  1. T N Kari-Niazov, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Ulugh-Beg.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9074183/Ulugh-Beg

Books:

  1. J B J Delambre, Histoire de l'astronomie du moyen âge (Paris, 1819).
  2. T N Kary-Nijazov, The Ulugh Beg school of astronomy (Russian) (Tashkent, 1967).

Articles:

  1. M Bagheri, A newly found letter of al-Kashi on scientific life in Samarkand, Historia Math. 24 (3) (1997), 241-256.
  2. M S Bulatov, Ulugh Beg's observatory in Samarkand (Russian), Istor.-Astronom. Issled. 18 (1986), 199-216.
  3. H Hobden, Ulugh Beg and his Observatory in Samarkand, Astronomy Now 2 (1988), 32-36.
  4. T N Kary-Nijazov, Ulugh Beg and Subah Jai Singh (Russian), in 1966 Phys. Math. Sci. in the East 'Nauka' (Moscow, 1966), 247-255.
  5. V Lutsky, Ulugh Beigh's ancient star atlas, Astromony and Space 1 (1972), 342-344.
  6. M Shevchenko, An analysis of errors in the star catalogues of Ptolemy and Ulugh Beg, J. Hist. Astronom. 21 (2) (1990), 187-201.
  7. A U Usmanov, A short survey of the history of the development of astronomy in the medieval East up to the age of Ulugh Beg (Russian), Questions on the history of mathematics and astronomy I, Trudy Samarkand. Gos. Univ. (N.S.) Vyp. 229 (1972), 60-97.

JOC/EFR November 1999

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