|Titel:||A Bio-Bibliography For Biruni|
Abu Raihan Mohammad Ibn Ahmad (973-1053 C.E.
Divided into five parts, the book provides general background information on Biruni's time, his world, and his life. It includes the full names of the 183 books written by Biruni. The titles of these books are given in Arabic, Persian, transliteration of the Arabic title, and English, and they are all annotated and if available the number of folios is given for each one. A list of available references in English on Biruni, including articles, bibliographies, books, internet sites, a dissertation, and even a film. A list of Persian reference sources is also included.
Also known as Biruni, the Iranian scholar Abu Raihan Mohammad ibn Ahmad calculated the radius of the Earth five centuries before the European Renaissance. This resource for scholars provides background information on Biruni's life and work and contains a complete list of his 183 books. Titles are given in Arabic, Persian, and English, and all listings are annotated. The volume concludes with a list of articles, bibliographies, and books to facilitate further research. Kamiar teaches geography at Florida Community College in Jacksonville.--Reference and Research Book News, November 2006
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