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The Resource In synchrony with the heavens : the call of the muezzin

In synchrony with the heavens : the call of the muezzin

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In synchrony with the heavens : the call of the muezzin
Title
In synchrony with the heavens
Title remainder
the call of the muezzin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
King (history of science, F.W. Goethe U., Frankfurt, Germany), in the first of two volumes, presents an analysis of over 500 manuscripts that document the use of the sun and stars to keep time, an essential task in determining the hour of prayer, which is called by the muezzin in the Islamic world. (Volume 2 will be devoted to the instruments used
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1941-
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King, David A.
Dewey number
520/.917/67
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy, Medieval
  • Islam and science
  • Time (Islamic law)
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy, Medieval
  • Islam and science
  • Time (Islamic law)
  • Islamic countries
Label
In synchrony with the heavens : the call of the muezzin
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Publication
Note
V. 1
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS; Preface 1; Preface 2; Statement on previous publication of parts of this work; Bibliography and bibliographical abbreviations; Part I A survey of tables for timekeeping by the sun and stars; Part II A survey of tables for regulating the times of prayer; Part III A survey of arithmetical shadow-schemes for time-reckoning; Part IV On the times of Muslim prayer; Part V On the role of the muezzin and the muwaqqit in medieval Islamic societies; Part VIa Universal solutions in Islamic astronomy
Control code
171583046
Extent
1 online resource (volumes)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047401025
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)171583046
Label
In synchrony with the heavens : the call of the muezzin
Publication
Note
V. 1
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS; Preface 1; Preface 2; Statement on previous publication of parts of this work; Bibliography and bibliographical abbreviations; Part I A survey of tables for timekeeping by the sun and stars; Part II A survey of tables for regulating the times of prayer; Part III A survey of arithmetical shadow-schemes for time-reckoning; Part IV On the times of Muslim prayer; Part V On the role of the muezzin and the muwaqqit in medieval Islamic societies; Part VIa Universal solutions in Islamic astronomy
Control code
171583046
Extent
1 online resource (volumes)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047401025
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)171583046

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