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English: Illustration by Al-Biruni (973-1048) of different phases of the moon, from Kitab al-Tafhim (in Persian).
The subtitled comment:
فارسی: جایگاه‌های مختلف ماه در کتاب التفهیم اثر ابوریحان بیرونی. متن زیر تصویر:

جِرَا جرا این فزودن و کاستن نور قمر را است و ستارکان دیکر را نیست
میان مردمان نکرستن و ناستذنْ این مَعْنیها را خلافَسْت
در روشناای ستارکان که ایشانرا روشناای از خویستن است


Why – why the increase and decrease of the light of the moon is settled while other stars don't behave so,
observing these and not understanding the spirit of these is a misdeed
that the light of the stars is of their own

Date from 973 until 1048
Source Scanned from: Seyyed Hossein Nasr (1976) Islamic Science: An Illustrated Study, World of Islam Festival Publishing Company ISBN 090503502X
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