Presentation: Forgotten History: Al-Sufi's Book of Fixed Stars

On Friday 27th of January, 2018, I gave a presentation at the KW RASC on Al-Sufi's Book Of Fixed Stars.

The book is the first illustrated pictorial star atlas, and was very influential for centuries after it was authored. It spread widely from central Asia, throughout the Middle East, and to Europe. It was translated into many languages.

Here is the presentation slides, and audio recording:

More interesting is that you can view the book itself, in various manuscripts:

Hope you enjoy it.

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