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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...
Born on 770 Died on 835
Abu Ali al-Khayyat was an astrologer and translator of the famous work,  The Judgments of Nativities.
Al-Hassar was believed to have lived during the 12th century. He specialised in Islamic Inheritance Jurisprudence and was from the Maghreb (region of North Africa). It was believed that he taught mathematics in the city of Septa, located in Africa. Click here for more information.
Born on 870
Abu Bishr Matta received his Aristotelian education at the monastery of Mar Mari and came to Baghdad, where in the first decades of the 10th century he had al-Farabi, a Muslim, and Yahya ibn ‘Adi, a Jacobite Christian, among his pupils. He did not know Greek and his translations were made on the bas...

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