Banū Mūsā

Banū Mūsā

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  • [TRAILER] Banu Musa and the Science of Tricks

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  • Animation of Banu Musa Water Trick Devices, 9th Century (1001 Inventions)

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  • Banū Mūsā ibn Shākir | Programmierbarer universaler Musikautomat

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  • Banu Musa Brothers | Biography & Inventions | Urdu & hindi

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The Banū Mūsā brothers, namely Abū Jaʿfar, Muḥammad ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir, Abū al‐Qāsim, Aḥmad ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir and Al-Ḥasan ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir, were three 9th-century Persian scholars who lived and worked in Baghdad. They are known for their Book of Ingenious Devices on automata and mechanical devices. Another important work of theirs is the Book on the Measurement of Plane and Spherical Figures, a foundational work on geometry that was frequently quoted by both Islamic and European mathematicians.

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