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Born on 786 Died on 833
Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf ibn Matar was one of the most influential translators of the late 8th and early 9th centuries in Baghdad, then the capital of the ʿAbbāsid Empire. Click here for more information.
Born on 1008 Died on 1074
In his letter, the mufti cited a case involving hearsay testimony mentioned in the chapter on testimony in the Kitab al-Tabsira of al-Lakhmi (d. 478/1075). According to al-Lakhmi, if two professional witnesses testify regarding a rumour that is widespread in their town, the qadi must seek confirmati...
Al-Mahani's work in astronomy from Ibn Yunus's astronomical handbook al-Zij al-Hakimi al-kabir. Click here for more information.  
Died on 994
A famous Persian physician. Born in Ahwaz, he flourished under the Buwayhid Sultan Adhud al-Dawla. He died in 994. He is considered one of the three greatest physicians of the Eastern Caliphate of his time. Among his important books a medical encyclopaedia called Al-Kitab al-kamil as-sina'a at-tibbi...

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