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Al-Dimishqi was an economist who flourished in Damascus and other places in Syria. He composed the Kitab al-Ishara ila Mahasin al-Tijara wa Matrifa al-Jayyid al-Atrad wa Radiha wa Ghushush al-Mudallisin Fiha or Book Explaining the Benefits of Commerce and the Knowledge of Good and Bad Qualities [of...
Born on 1213
Abu Muhammad Abd al-Haqq al‐Ghafiqi al‐Ishbili (Arabic: ابن الهائم), known as Ibn al‐Hāʾim (fl. c. 1213) was a Muslim astronomer and mathematician from Seville in Al-Andalus. He began his studies as a mathematician and studied the works of Al-Jayyani and Jabir ibn Aflah. He was the author of the al‐...
Born on 979 Died on 29 May, 1035
Ibn al‐Samḥ, known also as al‐Muhandis (the geometer), was a noted mathematician and astronomer in Andalusia and an important member of the school of Maslama al‐Majrīṭī centered in Cordova. Because of political unrest, Ibn al‐Samḥ fled to Granada where he lived out the rest of his life. There he wor...
Born on 1106 Died on 1176
Ibn Asakir distinguished himself with his great History of Damascus: Tarikh Dimashq. He lived in Damascus and taught tradition at the Ummayad Mosque. For more detail click here.

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