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Muḥammad Irtaża ‘Alī Ḫān, Nuqūd al-ḥisab

[Preliminary Entry] The Nuqūd al-ḥisab is a work on arithmetic that gives special attention to Indian learning. It was written by Muḥammad Irtaża ‘Alī Ḫān (d. 1251/1835-6) in 1235/1819. It is divided into an introduction (muqaddima), seven chapters (bāb) and a conclusion (ātima).

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Rahman A., et al., 1982, Science and Technology in Medieval India. A Bibliography of Source Materials in Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian, Delhi, Indian National Science Academy, p. 383

Storey, C. A., 1972, Persian Literature. A Bio-bibliographical Survey, II, 1, London, p. 19

Main Persian Title: Nuqūd al-ḥisab
Author: Muḥammad Irtaża ‘Alī Ḫān
Year / Period of Composition: 1234/1819