Scholars A-Z

Born on 897 Died on 967
Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣbahānī, in full Abū al-Faraj ʿAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Qurashī al-Iṣbahānī, also called al-Iṣfahānī (born 897, Eṣfahān, Iran—died November 20, 967, Baghdad), literary scholar who composed an encyclopaedic and fundamental work on Arabic song, composers, poets, and musicians. Click he...
Died on 1066
Al-Kirmani [from Kirman, Iran] is Abu al-Hakam 'Umar ibn 'Abd al-Rahman ibn Ahmad ibn 'Ali al-Karmani of the city of Cordoba. He was a scientist with a deep understanding of mathematics and geometry. Please click here for more information.
Born on 1068 Died on 23 Oct, 1134
Abū al‐Ṣalt was an accomplished, though not innovative, astronomer whose most important works dealt with instruments. Click here for more information.
Born on 940 Died on 998
Abu Al-Wafa was an astronomer and the greatest mathematician of the tenth century, according to Kettanî. He wrote commentaries on Euclid, Diophantos and al-Khwarizmi (all lost); astronomical tables (Zîj al-Wadih) of which we possibly have a later adaptation; a practical arithmetic; "the complete boo...

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