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Born on 820 Died on 912
Qusta ibn Luqa (820–912) was a Melkite physician, scientist and translator, of Byzantine Greek extraction. He was born in Baalbek. Travelling to parts of the Byzantine Empire, he brought back Greek texts and translated them into Arabic.
Born on 1236 Died on 07 Feb, 1311
Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi was a 13th-century Persian polymath and poet who made contributions to astronomy, mathematics, medicine, physics, music theory, philosophy and Sufism.
Raja ibn Haywah al-Kindi was a leading Islamic jurist and Arabic calligraphist from Baysan who is probably best known as the artist most likely responsible for the detailed inscriptions on the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, which was completed in 692.
Rashid Al-Din was a well-recognised botanist and his passion and knowledge of the subject places him amongst the greatest botanists. For more detail click here.

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