Al-Jaldaki

Full name: 
Izz al-Din Aydamir al-Jaldaki
Arabic name: 
عز الدين علي بن محمد أيدمر بن علي الجلدكي
Date of death: 
1342

Aydamur al-Jaldaki was an alchemist from Jaldak, a town eighteen kilometres away from Mashad in Khurasan. He lived in Damascus, and then moved to Cairo, where he died between 750 AH/1349-1350 CE and 762 AH/1360-1361 CE. He left about fifteen works on alchemy, of one which is his Book of Demonstration Concerning the Secrets of the Science of the Balance (Kitab al-Burhan fi asrar 'ilm al-mizan), a vast work in Arabic, comprising four sections in four great volumes.

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