Scholars A-Z

The Banū Mūsā brothers ("Sons of Mūsā Ibn Shakir") were three scholars at Baghdad, active in the House of Wisdom: Ja'far Muhammad Ibn Mūsā (800-873), who specialised in astronomy, engineering, geometry and physics, Ahmad Ibn Mūsā Ibn Shākir (805-873), who specialised in engineering and mechanics, Al...
Died on 763
Fatima bint al-Mundhir, who lived in Medina and died about 145 H/763 CE. She was the wife of Hisham, son of ‘Urwah who gathered so many traditions from his aunt ‘A'ishah.
Died on 869
Ahmad ibn 'Abdallah Habash Hasib Marwazi was a Persian astronomer, geographer, and mathematician from Merv in Khorasan who described first time Trigonometric ratios: SIN ,COS, TAN & COT.   He flourished in Baghdad, and died a centenarian after 869. He worked under the A...
Born on 1281 Died on 1349
Hamdollah Mostowfi was a Persian historian, geographer and epic poet.   Mostowfi is the author of Nozhat ol-Gholub (نزهه القلوب), Zafar-Nameh (ظفرنامه), and the Tarikh e Gozideh (تاريخ گزيده). His tomb is a structure with a blue turquoise conical dome, at Qazvin.

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