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Died on 796
Ya ʿqūb ibn Tāriq was the astronomer most closely connected with al–Fāzarīin introducing the Zīj al–Sindhind to Islamic scientists; he seems, in fact, to have collaborated personally with the Indian astronomer who came to Baghdad with an embassy from Sind in 771 or 773. The most important...
Born on 900
Yuhanna Ibn Batriq, an Assyrian, who produced the Sirr al-asrar. Click here for more information.
A 9th century Persian physician from Khuzestan. He was a member of a prominent family of Nestorian Christian physicians, the Banu Bukhtishu‘ (or Bakhtishu‘) originally from Jundishapur in Khuzastan who worked in Baghdad from the 8th through to the 10th centuries. Yuhanna Ibn Bukhtishu was the son...
Died on 857
Yuhanna ibn Masawayh (Mesue) was one of the celebrated and most authoritative Christian doctors and educators of his time. He served a number of Caliphs of Baghdad, from al-Ma'mum to al-Mutawakkil, during whose reign Mesue died in 857 C.E. Click here for more information.