Scholars A-Z

Born on 900 Died on 887
Abbas ibn Firnas was an astrologer, astronomer, engineer and musician. Please click here for more information.
Born on 1200
'Abd Al-Rhaman Ibn Nasr ibn 'Abdallah ibn Muhammad al-Nabarawi al-Shafi'i (al-Adawi al-Shairazi) is an Egyptian scholar who flourished probably in the time of Salahuddin (sultan 1169-1193). He wrote a handbook for the use of police officers in charge of markets (muhtasib; hence, Spanish almotacen; t...
Born on 1110 Died on 1180
Abraham ibn Daud (c.1110–1180) can be regarded as a pioneer in Jewish philosophy. Please click here for more information.
Born on 1092 Died on 1167
Abraham ibn Ezra was a scholar and a poet. Please click here for more information.

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