Scholars A-Z

Born on 1207 Died on 1274
Ṣadr al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Isḥāq b. Muḥammad b. Yūnus Qūnawī was one of the most influential thinkers in mystical or "Sufi" philosophy. He played a pivotal role in the study of knowledge—or epistemology, which in his context referred specifically to the theoretical elaboration of mystical/intellectual...
Born on 836 Died on 901
Abu al-Hasan Thabit ibn Qurra al-Harrani al-Sabi Born in Harran, now in southern Turkey, in 836. Died in Baghdad on 18 February 901. Thabit was a prolific scientist, mathematician and translator of the ninth century. Related Article: * Thabit ibn Qurra
Died on 796
Yaʿqūb ibn Ṭāriq was an 8th-century Persian astronomer and mathematician who lived in Baghdad.
Born on 1203 Died on 1283
Abu Yahya Zakariya' ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini was an Arab or Persian physician, astronomer, geographer and proto-science fiction writer. He belonged to a family of jurists who had long before settled in Qazvin. He was a descendant of the Medina sahabi Anas bin Malik.

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