Scholars A-Z

The Banū Mūsā brothers ("Sons of Mūsā Ibn Shakir") were three scholars at Baghdad, active in the House of Wisdom: Ja'far Muhammad Ibn Mūsā (800-873), who specialised in astronomy, engineering, geometry and physics, Ahmad Ibn Mūsā Ibn Shākir (805-873), who specialised in engineering and mechanics, Al...
Born on 1226 Died on 30 Jul, 1286
Gregory Bar Hebraeus was noted for his works addressing philosophy, poetry, language, history, and theology.
Born on 11 Jul, 154
A scientist, scholar, astrologer, philosopher and poet, Bardaisan was also renowned for his knowledge of India, on which he wrote a book, now lost.
Born on 1130 Died on 1173
Benjamin of Tudela was a medieval Jewish traveler who visited Europe, Asia, and Africa in the 12th century.