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Nusayba Bint Kaab Al-Mazeneya was one of the Muslim women who provided nursing services to warriors at the battle of Uhud (625 H).
Ridwan repaired and improved his father's (Jayrun Water Clock) clock, and in the year 1203, he wrote a book to explain its construction and use. Next to al-Jazari, who was his contemporary, this is the most important source of early Islamic clocks, although the earliest Muslim reference to clocks, o...
Born on 786 Died on 845
Sahl ibn Bishr al-Israili, often known as Zahel or Zael was a Jewish astrologer, astronomer and mathematician from Tabaristan. He was the father of Ali ibn Sahl the famous scientist and physician, who became a convert to Islam.
Salah Al-Din ibn Yusuf Al-Kahhal bi-Hama (i.e. the eye doctor of Hama) was a Syrian oculist who flourished in Hama in 1296. He wrote for his son a very elaborate treatise of ophthalmology entitled Nur al-Uyun wa Jami al-Funun (Light of the Eyes and Collection of Rules). For more detail click here...