Scholars A-Z

Born on 1114 Died on 1187
Gerard of Cremona was an Italian translator of scientific books from Arabic into Latin. He worked in Toledo, Spain and obtained the Arabic books in the libraries at Toledo. Some of the books had been originally written in Greek and were unavailable in Greek or Latin in Europe at the time. Gerard of...
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.

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