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Born on 1162 Died on 1213
Abd Al-Latif Al-Baghdadi was born in Baghdad where he studied philosophy and philology and later chemistry and medicine. During his career he taught medicine and philosophy at Damascus, Aleppo and Cairo. Of the 166 works he is credited with, only one is in print, Compendium Memorabilium Aegypti, whi...
Born on 1162 Died on 1231
Muwaffaq al-Din Muhammad 'Abd al-Latif ibn Yusuf al-Baghdadi, more commonly known as Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi or Abdallatif al-Baghdadi, born in Baghdad, Iraq, was a celebrated physician, historian, Egyptologist and traveller, and one of the most voluminous writers of the Near East in his time.
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...