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A timely exploration of the numerical tables genre in pre-modern science, focusing on the previously unpublished 17th-century Indian astronomical table text Brahmatulyasāraṇī. Includes critical edition, English translation, and thorough technical/ historical commentary analysing the content and background of the work.

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A timely exploration of the numerical tables genre in pre-modern science, focusing on the previously unpublished 17th-century Indian astronomical table text Brahmatulyasāraṇī. Includes critical edition, English translation, and thorough technical/ historical commentary analysing the content and background of the work.
Autorenporträt
Anuj Misra, Ph.D. (2016), University of Canterbury, is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellow at the University of Copenhagen. His research focuses on medieval and early-modern exchanges in Sanskrit astral sciences and has contributed articles and book-chapters examining Islamicate influences in Sanskrit astronomy. Clemency Montelle, Ph.D. (2005), Brown University, Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, has research interests in the mathematical history of early cultures of inquiry and has contributed books and articles on the subject. Kim Plofker, Ph.D. (1995), Brown University, is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Union College, NY. Her research on Indian science and its Islamic and European counterparts includes Mathematics in India (Princeton, 2009) and Sanskrit Astronomical Tables (with Clemency Montelle; Springer, 2018).