Scholars A-Z

Born on 810 Died on 887
Abbas ibn Firnas was a Muslim Berber-Andalusian polymath: an inventor, physician, engineer, Andalusian musician, and Arabic-language poet.
Abū al-Faḍl Jaʻfar ibn ʻAlī al-Dimashqī was a prosperous Muslim merchant from Damascus. He is best known for being the author of Kitab al-Isharah ila Mahasin at-Tijarah wa Marifat Jayyid al-A’rad wa Kadiiha wa Ghush-ush al-Mudallisin fiha (A Guide to the Merits of Commerce and to Recognition of Both...
Born on 897 Died on 967
Literary scholar who is famous for his Book of Songs (Kitab al-Aghani), an encyclopaedic and fundamental work on Arabic songs, composers, poets, and musicians.
Born on 900 Died on 971
Abu Jafar Muhammad ibn Hasan Khazini was a Persian Muslim astronomer and mathematician from Khorasan. He worked on both astronomy and number theory.

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