Scholars A-Z

Born on 1197 Died on 1248
Ibn al-Baytar was born in Malaga and studied in Seville, where he collected plants with his teachers. Ibn-al-Baytar travelled in Spain and North Africa as an herbalist, and later lived in Cairo as Chief Herbalist. From Egypt he travelled extensively through Syria and Asia Minor, and died in Damascus...
Born on 1312 Died on 1359
Ibn al-Durayhim was a noted 14th Century Sunni scholar, merchant, and official. Click here for more information.
Born on 1334 Died on 1405
Ibn Al-Furat was born in Cairo and lived between the years 1334-1405. He was a Hanafite scholar of Cairo, where he studied with notable scholars of the time. For more detail click here.
Born on 942 Died on 1017
The Nestorian Ibn al-Khammar, whose complete name is Abu l-Khayr al-Hassan ibn Suwar Ibn Baba Ibn al-Khammar, was born in 331/942 or 943 in Baghdad and died around 421/1030. He was a pupil of Yahy Ibn 'Adi and belonged to the philosophical circle of Abu Sulayman as-Sidjistani in Baghad. Later he was...

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