Al-Abbas ibn Said al-Jawhari

Full name: 
Al-ʿAbbās ibn Saʿid al-Jawharī
Date of birth: 
800
Date of death: 
860

Al-Abbas ibn Said al-Jawhari was an an Arab mathematician. He lived and worked in Damascus and Baghdad. He is known for writing a book, Commentary on Euclid's Elements. We know little of al-Jawhari's life except that he was associated with the remarkable House of Wisdom that was set up in Baghdad by the Caliph al-Ma'mun.

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