Scholars A-Z

Al-Hassar was believed to have lived during the 12th century. He specialised in Islamic Inheritance Jurisprudence and was from the Maghreb (region of North Africa). It was believed that he taught mathematics in the city of Septa, located in Africa. Click here for more information.
Born on 870
Abu Bishr Matta received his Aristotelian education at the monastery of Mar Mari and came to Baghdad, where in the first decades of the 10th century he had al-Farabi, a Muslim, and Yahya ibn ‘Adi, a Jacobite Christian, among his pupils. He did not know Greek and his translations were made on the bas...
Died on 895
Abu Hanifa al-Dinawari (d.895 A.D) lived in Andalusia, Muslim Spain. His work has been made known by the German scholar: Silberberg in a thesis in Breslau in 1908, which contains the descriptions of about 400 plants.
Born on 923 Died on 1023
Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi was a professional scribe, secretary, and courtier. Click here for more information.