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RISNER, Friedrich

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Opticae thesaurus: Alhazeni Arabis libri septem, nunc primum editi; Eiusdem liber De Crepusculis et nubium ascensionibus. Edited by Friedrich Risner.

Basel: per Eusebium Episcopium Nicolai fr. haeredes, 1572.

 The Arab mathematician, astronomer, and physicist of the Islamic Golden Age Alhazen made significant contributions to the principles of optics and the theory of visual perception in his Opticae thesaurus. Risner's edition also included Witelo's Perspectiva.

Modern edition: Alhacen's theory of visual perception. A critical edition, with English translation and commentary, of the first three books of Alhacen's De aspectibus, the medieval Latin version of Ibn-al-Haytham's Kitāb al-Manāzir by A. Mark Smith. 2 vols. Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society, 2001.

Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Islamic or Arab Medicine, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision, Optics