Scholars A-Z

Born on 70 Died on 80
Mansour Zalzal, was an Arab Musician and composer of Al-Kufa during the Abbasid era. Contributed musical scales that were later named after him (the Mansouri scale, Arabic,المقياس المنصوري) and introduced positions (intervals) within scales such as the wasati-zalzal.   Mansour M...
Mardi bin Ali al-Tarsusi was a 12th-century Ayyubid writer and expert on military matters. He wrote a number of treatises, including a military manual for Saladin in 1187. His writings have proved an invaluable resources for medieval and military historians.   The well known treatise...
Maryah al-Qibtiyyah, an Egyptian woman of the first century CE, wrote on alchemy, and finds her place among books by savants of antiquity that were studied by the scholars of the Islamic world.
Died on 758
In chemistry, historical sources quote the name of Maryam Al-Zinyani. Some scholars suggested that Maryam Al-Zinyani is Maryam bint Abdullah al-Hawary who died in year 758 CE in Kairouan. In addition to writing poetry, Maryam was skilled in chemistry.