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Born on 965 Died on 1039
Iraqi polymath scientist, who lived in Egypt (965 – 1039-40), called al-Basri, after his birthplace in the city of Basra, he died in Cairo, where he spent a splendid scientific career. He made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to anatomy, astronomy, engineering, mathe...
Born on 878 Died on 980
Tunisian physician, born around 878 à Kairouan, where he died in ca. 980. About forty medical works are attributed to him, many of them were translated into Latin: Kitab al-adwiya al-mufrada (Treatise on Simple Drugs) (Liber de Gradibus Simpleium), the Latin translation of which was performed by Con...
Born on 942 Died on 1017
Abu al-Khayr al-Hasan ibn Suwar ibn al-Khammar was a philosopher and physician, Arab Christian, pupil of the Jacobite Jacobite Yahia b. 'Adi.
Born on 16 Nov, 1313 Died on 1374
Lisan ad-Din ibn al-Khatib was an Arab polymath poet, writer, historian, philosopher, physician and politician from Emirate of Granada. Some of his poems decorate the walls of the Alhambra in Granada.   Ibn al-Khatib memorial He was born at Loja, near Granada. al-Khatib...