Al-Kindi’s Treatise on Cryptanalysis.

Mrayati, M. / Alam, Y. Meer & At-Tayyan, M. H. (Editors).

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Book ID: 12054

ISBN:      9960890082

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8vo. 204 pp., English & Arabic text, figures, tables, illustrations from original Arabic manuscript, publisher’s original wrappers, Volume one of Series On Arabic Origins of Cryptology, King Faisal Center For Research & Islamic Studies, Riyadh, first edition, 2003.

Synopsis

The work was written in the 9th century by al-Kindi, and is considered as the oldest known manuscript in the world on cryptanalysis. “ This work appears to be a major contribution to the history of Cryptology, and one for which all historians of the subject, and all those interested in it, will be extremely grateful”. (Cover).

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