Scholars A-Z

Born on 1226 Died on 30 Jul, 1286
Gregory Bar Hebraeus was a catholicos (bishop) of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the 13th century. He is noted for his works addressing philosophy, poetry, language, history, and theology; he has been called "one of the most learned and versatile men from the Syriac Orthodox Church" (Dr. William...
Died on 869
Ahmad ibn 'Abdallah Habash Hasib Marwazi was a Persian astronomer, geographer, and mathematician from Merv in Khorasan who described first time Trigonometric ratios: SIN ,COS, TAN & COT.   He flourished in Baghdad, and died a centenarian after 869. He worked under the A...
Born on 1281 Died on 1349
Hamdollah Mostowfi was a Persian historian, geographer and epic poet.   Mostowfi is the author of Nozhat ol-Gholub (نزهه القلوب), Zafar-Nameh (ظفرنامه), and the Tarikh e Gozideh (تاريخ گزيده). His tomb is a structure with a blue turquoise conical dome, at Qazvin.
Born on 70 Died on 80
Harbi al-Himyari was an Arab scholar from Yemen, who lived between the 7th and 8th century CE. He is famous as the teacher of the Islamic alchemist Jābir ibn Hayyān. According to Holmyard nothing else is known about him.

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