Kanaka (Kanaka)( Indian astrology, probably working in Baghdad, ca. 775 - 820 years.)
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Biography Kanaka (Kanaka)
In Muslim countries, was known as Kankam al-Hindi. Biruni in his book "Timeline" indicates that Kankam was an astrologer at the court of the ruler of Baghdad Harun al-Rashid (786 - 809). Apparently, K. was a friend and colleague Mashallaha. K. - By astrological treatises Book namudara "(the definition of life expectancy)," Book of Secrets of births, "" The Big Book of compounds "and" Little Book Connection ". Interestingly, in these works are not given the Indian astrological techniques, and developed the tradition of the Muslim Abbasid astrology.
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