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Died on 1220
Fakhr al-Dīn Ridhwān ibn Rustam al-Sā'ātī (d. between 618-626 H/1220-1229 CE) was a scholar and mechanical engineer, author of the book ‘Ilm al-sā'āt wa 'l-'amal bihā in which he described the famous public clock set in Damascus by his father.
Born on 10 Sep, 877 Died on 12 May, 940
Sa'id ibn-Batriq, was a Christian scholar who specialised in history. He wrote the book al-Tarikh al-Mamu 'ala al-Tahqiq w-al Tasdiq. Click here for more information.
Born on 1207 Died on 1274
Ṣadr al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Isḥāq b. Muḥammad b. Yūnus Qūnawī was a scholar who wrote multiple works on philosophy.   Click here for more information.
Born on 821 Died on 850
Sahl ibn Bishr (fl. 205 AH/AD 821–235 AH/AD 850) was an astrologer and mathematician at the service of the governor of the Khurāsān Ṭāhir ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Aʽwar (205/821–207/822) and who later served al-Ḥasan ibn Sahl (died 236/ 850–1) secretary and governor of caliph al-Ma’mūn (198/813–218/833). Th...