Abu al-Fida

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Abu al-Fida

(ä'bo͞o äl-fē`dä, –fĭdä`), 1273–1331, Arab historian, b. Damascus. He fought against the Christians in the last period of the Crusades and later became (1310) governor of Hama in Syria. He was a patron of learning and wrote a descriptive geography and a universal history, which is a superior source for Arab history from the pre-Islamic period to 1329.
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Abulfeda is the crater with the most lettered features, 24, with only the letters I and V missing.
Two named craters have a double-lettered companion nearby: Abulfeda BA and Plato KA.
To speak the truth, those maps, which shall be made out of Abulfeda, will not be so exact, as I did expect; as I have found by comparing some of them with our modern and best charts.
BCE) and Abulfeda (or Abu al-Fida, 1273-1331), as well as Battista Ramusio and Peter Martyr.
Barlach impugna los pasajes que Zotenberg atribuye a Abulfeda.
Exit (UT) Abulfeda E 3 2:25:37 -- -- Aristarchus 5 1:48:50 4 4:21:46 Aristoteles 3 2:13:47 1 4:52:05 Birt 3 2:17:17 2 4:18:21 Campanus 1 2:10:50 1 4:09:06 Copernicus 8 2:00:51 4 4:26:41 Dionysius 7 2:23:15 3 4:41:45 Eudoxus 3 2:14:34 1 4:51:25 Gassendi 2 1:59:53 1 4:07:53 Goclenius 3 2:41:29 1 4:47:25 Grimaldi 4 1:48:01 3 4:05:23 Kepler 4 1:51:58 2 4:18:54 Langrenus 5 2:47:25 2 4:53:00 Manilius 7 2:15:41 4 4:42:18 Menelaus 7 2:19:13 4 4:45:55 Nicolai A 2 2:42:00 -- -- Plato 9 2:05:00 4 4:43:57 Plinius 5 2:23:15 2 4:48:53 Proclus 8 2:34:17 2 4:58:43 Pytheas 6 1:59:12 3 4:30:14 Riccioli 1 1:46:12 1 4:05:50 Taruntius 6 2:37:29 1 4:55:20 Timocharis 3 2:02:41 4 4:36:15 Tycho 11 2:26:57 5 4:07:08
A search of Earth's Moon turned up only two: a fresh, compact string inside the large near-side crater Davy Y, and a longer, much older one near the crater known as Abulfeda.
TIMES WHEN CRATERS ENTER AND EXIT THE UMBRA Feature Entry (UT) Grimaldi 1:17 Billy 1:18 Campanus 1:24 Tycho 1:29 Kepler 1:29 Birt 1:32 Aristarchus 1:34 Copernicus 1:36 Pytheas 1:41 Abulfeda E 1:42 Timocharis 1:47 Dionysius 1:51 Manilius 1:51 Stevinus A 1:53 Menelaus 1:55 Harpalus 1:54 Censorinus 1:56 Plinius 1:58 Goclenius 1:58 Plato 2:00 Taruntius 2:04 Langrenus 2:04 Eudoxus 2:05 Proclus 2:07 Aristoteles 2:07 Feature Exit (UT) Harpalus 3:35 Aristarchus 3:36 Grimaldi 3:37 Kepler 3:43 Billy 3:43 Plato 3:46 Pytheas 3:48 Timocharis 3:50 Copernicus 3:50 Campanus 3:55 Aristoteles 3:55 Eudoxus 3:57 Birt 4:02 Tycho 4:04 Manilius 4:04 Menelaus 4:07 Abulfeda E 4:11 Dionysius 4:11 Plinius 4:12 Censorinus 4:20 Proclus 4:21 Taruntius 4:24 Goclenius 4:26 Stevinus A 4:28 Langrenus 4:31