Jacob Ben Makir

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Hebrew Astronomy - Post-Talmudic Times
... Sind ben Ali (about 830) was one of the principal contributors to the tables drawn up under the patronage of the al-Mamun ... Khwarizmi Tables, and in his introduction tells a remarkable story of a Jew in India who helped Jacob ben Tarik to translate the Indian astronomical tables according to the Indian cycle of 432,000 years ... Other tables were compiled by Jacob ben Makir, Emanuel ben Jacob, Jacob ben David ben Yom-Ṭob Poel (1361), Solomon ben Elijah (from the Persian tables), and Abraham Zacuto of Salamanca ...

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