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A Thirteenth century Yemeni manuscript with Petra G. Schmidl

Historian of science Petra G. Schmidl, researcher at IKGF-International Consortium for Research in the Humanities “Fate, Freedom and Prognostication” at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg, talks about her project “The Sultan and the Stars”. The project entails the translation of a 13th century Yemeni manuscript, Kitāb al-Tabṣira fī ˁilm al-nujūm (“Enlightenment in the science of the stars”).

For details on the project and more information about her work, see:

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