Al-Aneeq fi Al-Manjanik.

Al-Zardakash, Ibn Ernobagha.

Book ID: 25407

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4to. 288 pp., Arabic text, b/w plates depicting illustrations from original Arabic manuscripts, edited and introduced by Ihsan Hindi, publisher’s original wrappers, biblio., index, copy in very good condition, Sources and Studies in the History of Arabic Technology, Institute for the History of Arabic Science, Aleppo University, 1985.

Synopsis

Al-Manjaneek, is an Arab weapon that lobs or throws rocks at a distance to whatever target there is. It was used to lob or throw these rocks, and they put inflammable material on it, so that when it lands, it burns .
This work is a detailed description of the Manjneek and its use.

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