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Nazif ibn Yumn

Nazif ibn Yumn Qass (died 990) was a Persian mathematician of the Middle Ages.

He flourished under the Buyid shahanshah Adud al-Dawla. He was also a translator of Greek into Arabic, translating the Tenth book of Euclid. (H. Suter: Mathematiker, 68, 1900).

See also


  • Nasrallah, J., Naẓīf Ibn Yumn: médecin, traducteur et théologien melkite du Xe siècle, in: Arabica 21 (1974): 303-312.
  • Samir, S. Kh., Un traité du cheikh Abū ‘Alī Naẓīf ibn Yumn sur l’accord des chrétiens entre eux malgré leur désaccord dans l’expression, in: Mélanges de l’Université Saint-Joseph 51 (1990): 329–343.
  • Seleznyov, Nikolai N., "Poslanie o edinstve" bagdadskogo mel’kita v sostave entsiklopedicheskogo "Svoda" arabojazychnogo kopta XIII veka, in: Gosudarstvo, religija, tserkov’ v Rossii i za rubezhom 3 (Moscow, 2010): 151-156.
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