Scholars A-Z

Born on 26 Oct, 1556 Died on 22 Apr, 1627
Ahmed Baba was a Teacher, Philosopher, Arabic grammarian and author of over 40 books and various works – ranging from biographies to commentaries. He was also the last chancellor of the University of Sankore. The institution, located in Timbuktu, was the jewel in the crown of the city...
Died on 1710
Ahmed Efendi Brusi from Bursa was a theologian, astronomer and mathematician.
Ahmad ibn Abi al-Ash’ath, a famous physician from Mosul, Iraq, described the physiology of the stomach in a live lion in his book al-Quadi wa al-muqtadi, Ahmad ibn Abi al-Ash’ath observed the physiology of the stomach in a live lion in 959. This description preceded William Beaumont by almost 900 ye...
Ahmad ibn Fadlan was a writer and traveler. He was sent as the secretary to an ambassador from the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtadir from Baghdad to the Volga Bulgars by the Black Sea and the Caspian.

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