Scholars A-Z

Born on 923 Died on 1023
Ali ibn Mohammed ibn Abbas was one of the most influential intellectuals and thinkers of the 10th century. Yaqut Al-Hamawi described him as "the philosopher of litterateurs and the litterateur of philosophers." However, he was neglected and ignored by the historians of his era. This neglect continue...
Born on 1178 Died on 1244
Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Abd Allah, Al-Hamdani Al-Hamawi, Shihab Al-Din was born in Hama in 1187-8, where he flourished and where he died in 1244-5. He is a Shafiite Qadi (judge) historian who wrote Tarikh (History) of the Prophet and of the caliphs down to 1231. He dedicated to the Ayyubid prince Al-M...
Born on 900 Died on 971
Abu Jafar Muhammad ibn Hasan Khazini was a Persian Muslim astronomer and mathematician from Khorasan. He worked on both astronomy and number theory.
Born on 850 Died on 930
Abu Kamil Al-Hâsib Al-Misrî was a mathematician who perfected al-Khwarizmi's work on algebra and whose mathematics included a number of subjects such as determination and construction of both roots of quadratic equations, multiplication and division of algebraic quantities, addition and subtraction...