Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten



Nadine Löhr, M.A.

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin "Wissensgemeinschaften"


Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten
Veterinärstr. 1
D-80539 München

Website: Academia page

Main Research Interests:

Codicology, History of Science, Medieval Astronomy and Astrology, Knowledge Transfer, Near and Middle Eastern Politics

Current Affiliations

Networks of Scholars in Ibn Abī Usaibiʿa's History of the Physicians. A Case Study: Three Hundred Years of Lost Manuscripts - Uncovering ʿAlī b. Riḍwān’s Social Network and the First Owners of his Books

Descriptions of the manuscripts featuring texts of al-Birjandī and ʿAlī b. Riḍwān for the PAL Catalogue of Ptolemaic Manuscripts.

  • PhD Project: A Real Representative of Astrology - The Arabic Tetrabiblos: Dissemination and Reception (Bibliotheca Arabica; Saxon Academy of Sciences Leipzig. 2020 onwards)

Selected Publications:

  • Löhr, Nadine (2019). Review of: Jaghmīnī’s Mulakhkhaṣ: An Islamic Introduction to Ptolemaic Astronomy. Journal for the History of Astronomy, 50(1), 105–107.
  • Al-Battānī's Commentary on Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos. Edition and Translation (In preparation)