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Abu al-Hasan al-Mukhtar ibn 'Abdun was an Iraqi doctor of the Christian faith. In 1049 he left his native city to learn about other places, visiting Aleppo, Latakia, Jaffa, Cairo and Constantinople. He spent the end of his life in a monastery near Antioch, where he took his vows. ...
Born on 980 Died on 1037
Al-Baghdadi was one of the greatest theologians of his age and many works are attributed to him. He also wrote two mathematical works. The first book is a small treatise on menstruation: Kitâb fi'l-Misaha, which gives the units of length, area and volume and ordinary menstruation rules. The second t...
Born on 1236 Died on 1304
Jacob ben Machir ibn Tibbon was a Provençal, Jewish astronomer. Jacob occupies a considerable place in the history of astronomy in the Middle Ages. His works, translated into Latin, were quoted by Copernicus, Reinhold, and Clavius. He was also highly reputed as a physician, and, according to Jean As...
Khalifa Ben Abi Al-Mahassin (13th century) of Aleppo, who is the author of a large work of 564 pages in which he describes and gives drawings of various surgical instruments including 36 instruments for eye surgery. He is known to us through his work containing 250 pp on eye surgery; the treatise en...

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