Ibn Abi-p-Ridzhal( Prominent Muslim astronomer and astrologer)
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Biography Ibn Abi-p-Ridzhal
(Abu'l-Hasan `Ali ibn Abi-p-Ridzhal Al-Shaibani Al-Kayravani al-Maghribi)
(<15.01.988, 9:25 GT>, Kairouan, North Africa, now in the territory. Tunisia - OK. 1064)
Dates life I.A.R. not exactly defined, in different sources are the following options: 1016 - 1064; ca. 960 - OK. 1050? - 1068. These early articles were taken from the data of birth horoscope I.A.R. contained in the book Dzh.Kardano "Examples hundred genitur" and going back to Arab sources.
I.A.R. worked in North Africa and Sicily in medieval Europe was known as Albohazen Haly, Albohazen Ali, Alboazen, Hali Habenragel, Hali Rodoan, Abenragel. His main work - astrological compendium of 8 books "from [the book] that sentences stars" - was a popular guide to astrology as in the Arab world, . and in medieval Europe: it translated into starokastilsky, . Latin, . Hebrew, . staroportugalsky, . French and English,
I.A.R. wore honorary title of "Supreme astrologer" (Latin. Summus astrologus) and "Equal Ptolemy (lat. Ptolemeus alter).