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Died on 1085
Ibrahim ibn Said Al-Wazzân is known to have been a prominent instrument maker working in Valencia and Toledo. For more detail click here.
Born on 908 Died on 946
Ibrahim ibn Sinan was an Islamic mathematician and astronomer who studied geometry and in particular tangents to circles. He also made advances in the theory of integration.
The Brethren of Purity; also The Brethren of Sincerity were a secret society of Muslim philosophers in Basra, Iraq, in the 10th century CE.   The structure of this mysterious organization and the identities of its members have never been clear. Their esoteric teachings...
Born on 702
Jaafar As-Sadiq did not excel only in Islamic studies. He was keenly interested in other sciences, particularly chemistry, physics and astronomy. One of his main students in these disciplines was Jabir ibn Hayyan, who excelled in chemistry and mathematics. Apparently he had a special time allocated...