Scholars A-Z

Born on 1437 Died on 1513
Abu Abdallah Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Muhammad Ibn Ghazi al-'Utmani al-Miknasi was a Moroccan scholar in the field of history, Islamic law, Arabic philology and mathematics. He was born in Meknes, but spent his life in Fez. Ibn Ghazi wrote a three-volume history of Meknes and a commentary to the tr...
Ibn Idhari al-Marrakushi wrote in 1312 a history of Africa and Spain, Kitâb al-Bayan al-Mughrib, which includes the most detailed account of the Ummayads of Cordova. His work, or more particularly the third volume, is a most useful source, because it offers the most detailed narrative of the events...
Died on 1209
Ibn Mammati wrote an account of the Egyptian government under the Ayyubid Sultan Salah Al-Din, the Kitâb Qawanin al-Dawawin (Statutes of the Councils of State). For more detail click here.
Born on 932 Died on 1030
Abu 'Ali Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Ya'qub Ibn Miskawayh, also known as Ibn Miskawayh or Ebn Meskavayh, was a Persian chancery official of the Buyid era, and philosopher and historian from Rey, Iran. As a neo-platonist, his influence on Islamic philosophy is primarily in the area of ethics. He...

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