Scholars A-Z

The title of the first nurse of Islam is credited to Koaiba Bint Saad Al Aslamiyya.
Born on 1288 Died on 1344
Levi ben Gershon was a philosopher, Talmudist, mathematician and astronomer/astrologer. He was born at Bagnols in Languedoc, France. According to Abraham Zacuto and others, he was the son of Gerson ben Solomon Catalan.
Mardi bin Ali al-Tarsusi was a 12th-century Ayyubid writer and expert on military matters. He wrote a number of treatises, including a military manual for Saladin in 1187. His writings have proved an invaluable resources for medieval and military historians.   The well known treatise...
Muhamad B. Ali Rustum Al-Khurasani, who between 1146 and 1169, constructed the clock placed at the Bab Jairun (often called the bab as'aa, (door of the clock) of the Mosque of the Umayyads in Damascus, which had been burnt down in 1166-7. This clock was seen and described by travellers such as Ibn J...

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