Scholars A-Z

Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi was a legendary Ottoman of 17th-century Istanbul, purported to have achieved sustained unpowered flight. Click here for more information.
Born on 912 Died on 961
Ḥisdai ibn Shaprut was Jewish physician, translator, and political figure who helped inaugurate the golden age of Hebrew letters in Moorish Spain and who was a powerful statesman in a number of major diplomatic negotiations. Click here for more information.
Born on 1774 Died on 1835
Hoca Ishak Efendi was an Ottoman mathematician and engineer.
Born on 640 Died on 708
Jacob Of Edessa, (born c. 640, ʿEn-deba, Antioch province, Syria [now Antioch, Tur.]—died 708), distinguished Christian theologian, historian, philosopher, exegete, and grammarian, who became bishop of Edessa (c. 684). His strict discipline giving offense, he retir...

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