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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...
Born on 1195 Died on 1256
Johannes de Sacrobosco, also written Ioannis de Sacro Bosco was a scholar, monk, and astronomer who was a teacher at the University of Paris. He is notable for three things. First, he wrote a short introduction to the Hindu-Arabic numeral system which became the most widely read introduction to that...
The title of the first nurse of Islam is credited to Koaiba Bint Saad Al Aslamiyya.

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