Scholars A-Z

A 10th century mathematician from Iran. He flourished around 982 CE in Isfahan. Editor of, and commentator on, some books of Apollonius' Conics. His work on the Conics was known in Europe.
Born on 1100 Died on 1200
Abū l-Khayr al-Ishbīlī was an agronomist and botanist who lived in Seville. His most important works are: 1. Kitāb al-Filāḥa (Treatise on agriculture). Existing manuscripts fail to provide a complete text of this work. Famous for its chapters on the planting and grafting of trees and bushes, it comb...
Abu Sahl 'Isa ibn Yahya al-Masihi al-Jurjani was a Persian Christian physician, from Gorgan, east of the Caspian Sea, in Iran.   He was the teacher of Avicenna. He wrote an encyclopedic treatise on medicine of one hundred chapters (al-mā'a fi-l-sanā'a al-tabi'iyyah; Arabic: المائة في...
Born on 796 Died on 806
Abu Yahya Ibn al-Batriq was a Syrian scholar who pioneered the translation of ancient Greek texts into Arabic, a major early figure in the transmission of the Classics at the close of Late Antiquity. He translated for Al-Mansur the major medical works of Galen and Hippocrates, and also translat...

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