Ibn al-MajdiLEARN MORE
Shihab al-Din Abu al-'Abbas Ahmad Ibn al-Majdi (1359–1447 CE) was an Egyptian mathematician and astronomer....
Figure 1: Two views of the frontispice of the first edition of the Latin translation of Ibn al-Haytham's Book of Optics: Opticae Thesaurus...Libri Septem, nunc primùm editi. Eiusdem liber De Crepusculis & Nubium ascensionibus. Item Vitellonis...Libri X. Omnes instaurati, figuris illustrati & aucti, adjectis etiam in Alhazenum commentariis, a Federico Risnero. Basel: Episcopius, 1572. (Source 1 - Source 2).
Ibn Al-Haytham on Eye and Brain, Vision and PerceptionLEARN MORE
Ibn al-Haytham was the major figure in the study of optics and vision in the Middle Ages and his influence...
Figure 1: Interior of the Great Mosque of Córdoba. (Source).
Ibn Rushd (Averroes)LEARN MORE
Ibn Rushd (Averroes) is considered as the most important of the Islamic philosophers. He set out to integrate...
Rhazes in the Renaissance of Andreas VesaliusLEARN MORE
Andreas Vesalius' (1514–64) first publication was a Paraphrasis of the ninth book of the Liber ad Almansorem...
Figure 1: First page of the Arabic manuscript of Kitab fi al-Jadari wa-‘l-Hasaba. Source: The Leiden University Library.
A Medical Classic: Al-Razi’s Treatise on Smallpox and MeaslesLEARN MORE
Kitab fi Al Jadari wa Al Hasaba authored by the Muslim physician Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (d....
Figure 1: The region of Tabaristan, today the north of Iran. (Source).
‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)LEARN MORE
Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom) The physician, scientist and...