Abu al-Saqr al-Qabisi Abd al-Aziz ibn Uthman, Abu al-Saqr al-Qabisi, Al-Qabisi, Alchabitius (or Alcabitius <Medieval Latin<Arabic: Abû al-Saqr al-Qabîsî 'Abd al-'Azîz ibn Uthmân, أبو الصقر القبيصي عبد العزيز بن عثمان), also known as Alchabiz, Abdelazys, Abdilaziz (<Arabic: 'Abd al-Azîz, عبدالعزيز), was a 10th century Arabian astrologer (died 967).
He is primarily known for his treatise on judicial astrology, Introduction to the Art of Judgments of the Stars, dedicated to the Sultan Sayf al-Dawla (reigned c. 944-967) of the Hamdanid dynasty, a work which, in Latin translation, was highly prized in medieval and renaissance Europe.
A 13th century Latin translation in manuscript by John of Seville was printed in 1473 under the title Alchabitii Abdilazi liber introductorius ad magisterium judiciorum astrorum (the work is also known as the Liber isagogicus de planetarum coniunctionibus). Eleven early printed editions from 1485 to 1521 appeared with the 14th-century commentary by John Danko of Saxony.
See also 
- Lynn Thorndike, A History of Magic and Experimental Science, vol. 3, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1934), pp. 262-3.
- Alchabitius (1512). "Alchabitius cum commento noviter impresso (Libellus isagogicus Abdilazi)". In Johannes Hispalensis. (in Latin). Melchior Sessa.
- Yamamoto, Keiji (2007). "Qabīṣī: Abū al‐Ṣaqr ʿAbd al‐ʿAzīz ibn ʿUthmān ibn ʿAlī al‐Qabīṣī". In Thomas Hockey et al. The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers. New York: Springer. p. 941. ISBN 978-0-387-31022-0. (PDF version)
- Pingree, David (2008) [1970-80]. "Al-Qabīṣī, Abū Al-Ṣaqr ‘Abd Al-‘Azīz Ibn ‘Uthmān Ibn ‘Alī". Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Encyclopedia.com.
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