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On page 81, Wolfram mentions “Kancor, and Thèbit, and Trebuchet“.

Thèbit is most probably Thabet Ben Korka, a famous Arabic physician, mathematician, and philosopher of the ninth century. Kancor is probably Kenkeh, an astronomer and physician of the same period.

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