Scholars A-Z

Born on 1000
Al-Tamimi was a Palestinian physician who conducted pharmaceutical experiments and wrote various medical works chiefly on Materia medica. For more detail click here.
Born on 1073 Died on 1118
Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Malik al-Murri, called al-Tighnari, flourished in the twelfth century and served the taifa prince of Granada before moving to the court of the Almoravid governor Abu-l-Tahir Tamim b. Yusuf Ibn Tashufin (r. 501/1107-512/118) to whom he dedicated his opus, Zahrat al-bustan...
Died on 1266
Al-'Urdî is a Syrian architect. He constructed the water installations of Damascus. He has also constructed astronomical instruments for Al-Mansur, the ruler of Hims. After 1259, he worked in cooperation with Nasir al-Din al-Tûsî.
Born on 780 Died on 822
Muhammad b. 'Umar al-Waqidi was a historian, born in Medina in the 8th Century. Of his several writings the most significant is the Kitab al-Maghazi, one of the earliest standard histories of the life of the Prophet Muhammad. Click here for more information.

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