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Nasruddin Khodja, known also as Mulla Nasruddin or simply Nasruddin, is the starring character in a vast number of amusing tales told in regions all over the world, particularly in countries in or near the Middle East. Each tale depicts Nasruddin in a different situation, and through his viewpoint t...
Nusayba Bint Kaab Al-Mazeneya was one of the Muslim women who provided nursing services to warriors at the battle of Uhud (625 H). Click here for more information.
Born on 1200 Died on 1300
Salah Al-Din ibn Yusuf Al-Kahhal bi-Hama (i.e. the eye doctor of Hama) was a Syrian oculist who flourished in Hama in 1296. He wrote for his son a very elaborate treatise of ophthalmology entitled Nur al-Uyun wa Jami al-Funun (Light of the Eyes and Collection of Rules). For more detail click here...
Died on 1550
Khafrī's fame as an astronomer rests mainly on his astronomical treatise al‐Takmila fī sharḥ “al‐Tadhkira” (The completion of the commentary on the Tadhkira). This was a commentary on Naṣīr al‐Dīn al‐Ṭūsī's important astronomical treatise, al‐Tadhkira fī ʿilm al‐ha...

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