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Born on 1331
Abu Muqri (or Miqra) Mohammed ibn Ali al-Battiwi (fl. 1331) was a Moroccan astronomer who wrote a poem (urzaja) on the calendar, astronomy and the determination of the hours of prayer. It has been commented upon by o.a. Abd al-Rahman al-Jadiri(1375–1416) and Al-Qalasadi (141...
Born on 970 Died on 1036
Abu Nasr Mansur ibn Ali ibn Iraq was an extremely able astronomer and mathematician. Of Abu Nasr Mansur's works seven are on mathematics, the rest are on astronomy. Click here for more information.
Born on 960 Died on 1000
Abu Sahl 'Isa ibn Yahya al-Masihi was a Christian physician of Jurjan, he started medicine and took as his tutor Abu Mansur Hassan bin Nuh al-Qamari. Abu Sahl, besides the glory that is rightly his as the adviser and companion of Avicenna, was himself no mean physician. His knowledge of medicine was...
Born on 940 Died on 1000
Abu Sahl al-Quhi was an astronomer and mathematician. He is said to have been one of the leading figures in a revival and continuation of Greek higher geometry in the Islamic world. Click here for more information.