Abu Mashar al-Balkhi

Full name: 
Abū Ma'shar Ja'far Ibn Muhammad al-Falakī al-Balkhī
Arabic name: 
أبو معشر جعفر بن محمد الفلكي البلخي
Latin name: 
Albumasar
Date of birth: 
10 Aug, 787
Date of death: 
09 Mar, 886

Abū Maʿshar is best known for his astrological writings; however, he also wrote on other branches of the science of the stars, including astronomical tables.

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