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Born on 11 Jul, 154
A scientist, scholar, astrologer, philosopher and poet, Bardaisan was also renowned for his knowledge of India, on which he wrote a book, now lost.
Born on 1130 Died on 1173
Benjamin of Tudela was a medieval Jewish traveler who visited Europe, Asia, and Africa in the 12th century.
Born on 122 Died on 1296
Campanus of Novara was an Italian mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, and physician who is best known for his work on Euclid's elements. In his writings he refers to himself as Campanus Nouariensis; contemporary documents refer to him as Magister Campanus; and the full style of his name...
Died on 1599
Dawud Ibn 'Umar al-Antaki or David of Antioch was a blind Syrian physician and pharmacist active in Cairo.   After the hey-day of medicine in the medieval Islamic world and after the work of Ibn Al-Nafis (died 1288), Daud Al-Antaki was one of three great names in the field of Arabic medic...

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