Battānī, al-

biographical name
Bat·​tā·​nī, al- | \ ˌal-bə-ˈtä-nē How to pronounce Battānī, al- (audio) \

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circa 858–929 Albategni \ ˌal-​bə-​ˈtān-​yē How to pronounce Battānī, al- (audio) \ or Albatenius \ ˌal-​bə-​ˈtē-​nē-​əs How to pronounce Battānī, al- (audio) \ Arab astronomer

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“Battānī, al-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Batt%C4%81n%C4%AB%2C%20al-. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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