Scholars A-Z

Born on 980 Died on 1037
Al-Baghdadi was one of the greatest theologians of his age and many works are attributed to him. He also wrote two mathematical works. The first book is a small treatise on menstruation: Kitâb fi'l-Misaha, which gives the units of length, area and volume and ordinary menstruation rules. The second t...
Died on 1185
Ibn Tufayl isa well known scholar from Granada. He was an Hispano - Muslim scientist and physician. He was born around 1100-1110 in Wadi Ash, modern Guadix, northeast of Granada. He was a physician in Granada; later secretary to the governor of the province; in 1154-1155 he became a secretary to the...
Born on 1236 Died on 1304
Jacob ben Machir ibn Tibbon, known as Don Profeit or Profatius Judaeus (ca. 1236-1305). Profatius studied medicine at Montpellier and seems to have lived in Spain for a year. He translated from Arabic to Hebrew Euclid's Elements and Data, Alhazen's On the Configuration of the World,...
Born on 1200
Al-Tarsusi wrote a military manual for Salah al-Din titled "Instruction of the Masters on the Means of Deliverance in Wars from Disaster, and the Unfurling of the Banners of Information: On Equipment and Engines which aid in Encounters with Enemies." In it we find the first clearly written record of...

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