Scholars A-Z

Born on 1236 Died on 1304
Jacob ben Machir ibn Tibbon, known as Don Profeit or Profatius Judaeus (ca. 1236-1305). Profatius studied medicine at Montpellier and seems to have lived in Spain for a year. He translated from Arabic to Hebrew Euclid's Elements and Data, Alhazen's On the Configuration of the World,...
Born on 13 Dec, 1380 Died on 29 Feb, 1436
Ghiyāth al-Dīn Jamshīd Masʿūd al-Kāshī was a Persian astronomer and mathematician.
Born on 1077 Died on 1141
Joseph ben Meir ibn Megas or Megas was a Rabbi, Posek, and Rosh Yeshiva in Lucena.
Kaatib Musa was a jurist, judge and imam (leader of prayers) of Malinke origin who held the post of scholar during the early 15th century. The title kaatib indicates that he was perhaps a scribe in his younger years who was employed to copy books and to administer the government chanc...