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The Book Most Comprehensive in Knowledge on Precious Stones.

著者名:
Al-Beruni
出版元:
Adam publishers
頁数:
xxix,355p
刊行年:
2004 repr.
ISBN:
817435364X

Mineralogy -- Precious stones -- Early works to 1800

The book most comprehensive in knowledge on precious stones : al-Beruni's book on mineralogy = [Kitāb al-jamāhir fī maʻrifat al-jawāhir/Abu al-Rayhān Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Bayrūnī

English translation of Berūnī's book Kitāb al-jamāhir fī maʻrifat al-jawāhir

"it contains the description of minerlas and metals from all over the Asiatic and European continents"
The work consists of three parts, beginning with an introduction composed of a dībāja (preamble) devoted to praise of the wisdom possessed by created beings and fifteen tarwīḥa (sections) describing the situation of man in nature and how he came to use gold and silver and to make use of jewels for his adornment .
The second part is devoted to precious stones (al-jawāher), as well as to other minerals. The principal stones described are the following: yāqūt (hyacinth, sapphire), yāqūt aḥmar (ruby), yāqūt aḵżar (green corundum), yāqūt jamrī (carbuncle), laʿl (spinel), bījādī (garnet), almās (diamond), sanbāḏej (emery), loʾloʾ (pearl), zomorrod (emerald), fayrūzaj (turquoise), ʿaqīq (agate), jaẓʿ (onyx), ballūr (rock crystal), jamast (amethyst), lazaward (lapis lazuli), dahanj (malachite), yašm (jade), yašb (jasper), sabaj (obsidian), bādzahr (bezoar), kahrobā (amber), maḡnaṭīs (magnetite), šaḏenj (hematite), zojāj (glass), mīnā (enamel), qīsaʿ ṣīnīya (porcelain). Metals (felezzāt) include zeʾbaq (mercury), ḏahab (gold), feżża (silver), noḥās (copper), ḥadīd (iron), asrob (lead), and ḵār ṣīnī (Chinese iron, i.e., zinc).

No.
20000
価格:
1,788円


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