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Born on 972 Died on 1058
Al-Mawardi was a great jurist, mohaddith, sociologist and an expert in Political Science. He was a jurist in the school of Fiqh and his book Al-Hawi on the principles of jurisprudence is held in high repute. His contribution in political science and sociology comprises a number of monumental book...
Born on 973 Died on 1058
Al-Maʿarrī, in full Abū al-ʿAlāʾ Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd Allāh al-Maʿarrī  (born December 973, Maʿarrat al-Nuʿmān, near Aleppo, Syria—died May 1057, Maʿarrat al-Nuʿmān) was an Arab poet, known for his virtuosity and for the originality and pessimism of his vision. Click here for more i...
Born on 946 Died on 1000
Al-Muqaddasi (or Al-Maqdisi), (b. 946 - d. 1000 C.E.), originally from Al-Quds (Jerusalem), hence his name, is by far one of the most instructive of all early Islamic writers on the society of Islam. His works, generally, can be found under the subject of geography. Related Articles: *  A...
Alī Ibn Khalaf al-Murādī, (11th century) Al-Andalus, was a Mechanical engineer and author of the unique technological manuscript entitled Kitāb al-asrār fī natā'ij al-afkār (The Book of Secrets in the Results of Thoughts). It was copied and used at the court of Alfonso VI of León and Castile in Chri...

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