Scholars A-Z

Born on 1872 Died on 1953
A prominent writer and linguist. Wrote "Matn al-lugha", first Arabic dictionary since "Lisan al-Arab" that was assembled in the 13th Century.
Born on 1008 Died on 1074
A physician from Toledo, he lived from 1008 to 1074. He is the author of a treatise on ophalmology and of another on simple medical substances. The latter was famous in Europe under the title Liber Abenguefith Philosophi de virtutibus medicinarum et ciborum, after its Latin translation by Gherard of...
Born on 865 Died on 925
A physician, philosopher, and scholar, born in Rayy, Iran in 251 H / 865 CE, and died there in 313 / 925. He made fundamental and enduring contributions to the fields of medicine, alchemy, and philosophy, recorded in over 184 books and articles in various fields of science. See Al-Razi the Medica...
Died on 864
Dr. Salim Ayduz* Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Biography 3. Al-Tabarī's Works 4. Firdaws al-hikma, the first encyclopaedia of medicine 5. Bibliography 1. Introduction Abū'l-Hasan ‘Ali ibn Sahl Rabbān (or Raban) al-Tabarī, son of Sahl Rabbān al-Tabarī is a notable 9th-century M...

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