Scholars A-Z

Born on 1184 Died on 1253
Ahmad al-Tifashi (or Ahmad ibn Yusuf al-Tīfāchī), born in Tiffech, a village near Souk Ahras in Algeria (1184- died 1253 in Cairo) was an Arabic poet, writer, and anthologist, best known for his work A Promenade of the Hearts.
Died on 1710
Ahmed Efendi Brusi from Bursa was a theologian, astronomer and mathematician.
Ahmad ibn Abi al-Ash’ath, a famous physician from Mosul, Iraq, described the physiology of the stomach in a live lion in his book al-Quadi wa al-muqtadi. He wrote:   “When food enters the stomach, especially when it is plentiful, the stomach dilates and its layers get stretched...onl...
Writer and traveler who wrote an account of his travels as a member of an embassy of the Caliph of Baghdad to the king of the Volga Bulgars.

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