Scholars A-Z

Nusayba Bint Kaab Al-Mazeneya was one of the Muslim women who provided nursing services to warriors at the battle of Uhud (625 H). Click here for more information.
Born on 10 Sep, 877 Died on 12 May, 940
Sa'id ibn-Batriq, was a Christian scholar who specialised in history. He wrote the book al-Tarikh al-Mamu 'ala al-Tahqiq w-al Tasdiq. Click here for more information.
Born on 821 Died on 850
Sahl ibn Bishr (fl. 205 AH/AD 821–235 AH/AD 850) was an astrologer and mathematician at the service of the governor of the Khurāsān Ṭāhir ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Aʽwar (205/821–207/822) and who later served al-Ḥasan ibn Sahl (died 236/ 850–1) secretary and governor of caliph al-Ma’mūn (198/813–218/833). Th...
Born on 1200 Died on 1300
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...