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Ibn Hibinta

( Arabic astrologer.)

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Biography Ibn Hibinta
Lived during the first buidskih rulers of Baghdad, Ahmad ibn Buvai (946 - 949) and `Adud ad-Daula (949 - 982). Developed the concept of the application cycles of Jupiter and Saturn to a description of world history. Only the one work I.H. - A vast compilation of astronomical Astrolite-Kitab al-mughni fi `l-nudzhum" (941). The importance of this work is that it contains a lot of information about the views of earlier authors - Ptolemy, Dorothea Sidonski Kanaka, etc.. One of the most interesting sections of this work - a book discussion Mashallaha "Fi 'l-kiranat" containing its own astrological interpretation I.H. buidskih rulers came to power.

Literature:
1. Pingree D. Ibn Hibinta. / / Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
2. Pingree D. Astronomy and Astrology in India and Iran. / / Isis. - Vol. 54, Part 2. - N 176. - June 1963.
3. Pingree D. Gregory Chioniades and Paleologan Astronomy. / / Dumbarton Oaks Papers. - N18. - 1964.


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