Omar Tiberiades

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Omar Tiberiades or Abû Hafs 'Umar ibn Farrukhân Tabarî (d. ca. 815), (Persian ابن فرخان طبری) was a Medieval Persian astrologer and architect from Tabaristan.[1][2]

The historical Tabaristan region is in present day Mazandaran Province of northern Iran.

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Around the year 800 Tiberiades translated the Middle Persian version of the Pentateuch by Dorotheus of Sidon. He translated the five books into the Arabic language.[3]

A Latin translation of his book was often quoted by Western astrologers.

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  1. ^ Young, edited by M.J.L.; Latham,, J.D.; Serjeant, R.B. (2006). Religion, learning, and science in the ʻAbbasid period (1. publ. ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 293. ISBN 9780521028875. These Iranian astrologers include Nawbakht, Masha'allah b. Athari al-Basri and Abu Hafs ‘Umar b. al-Farrukhan al-Tabari;CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ James H. Holden (2006). A History of Horoscopic Astrology. American Federation of Astr. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-86690-463-6.
  3. ^ Cura.free.fr

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