Arab Navigation in the Indian Ocean Before the Coming of the Portuguese: Being a Translation of Kitāb Al-fawāi̓dfī Usūl Al-bahr Wa'l-qawā'id of Ahmad B. Mājid Al-Najdī
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
لم نعثر على أي مراجعات في الأماكن المعتادة.
The navigators and their works
The Arab ship
Kitāb alFawāid fi uşūl albahr
17 من الأقسام الأخرى غير ظاهرة
according accurate actual altitude appears Arab authors bashi bearing beginning called cape close coast comes compass culmination described detail direction distance early east especially fact Fawa'id followed four given gives Gulf horizontal Ibn Mājid important Indian Indian Ocean işba islands knowledge known land latitude latter leave mansion manuscript maps means measurements mentioned Minhaj monsoon mountains navigators never night northern occurs opposite original passage passed perhaps Persian phrase Pilot poem Pole Pole Star port Portuguese position possible presumably probably Ra's reach Red Sea reef refers rhumbs rising route sailing season seems setting ship shows side southern stars Suhail Sulaimān taken term texts things tirfa trans translation Umda usually Vega verses whole wind written zām