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Died on 1441
Al-Maqrizî was a man of the law and a teacher in Cairo who collected his material, a great deal of which is absolutely unique, to compile his major work Kitâb Al-Khitat. For more detail click here.
Born on 896 Died on 956
Was a historian, geographer and philosopher. Born in Baghdad, he travelled to Spain, Russia, India, Sri Lanka and China and spent his last years in Syria and Egypt.
Born on 972 Died on 1058
A scholar in political science, sociology, jurisprudence, and ethics. He was born in 972 CE in Basra. A jurist of the Shafi'i school, he also made contributions to Qur'anic interpretations, philology and literature. He served as a judge at several Iraqi districts, including Baghdad, and as an ambass...
Born on 973 Died on 1058
Al-Maʿarri was a blind Arabian philosopher, poet, and writer, who belonged to the Arabian tribe Al-tanukhi.