Scholars A-Z

Died on 1095
Al-Humaydi wrote Jadh'watu-i-muktabim (The Sparkle of Fire). Its contents are the lives of eminent Spanish Muslims, divided into ten parts, and preceded by a valuable historical introduction. For more detail click here.
Baba Hassay Muhmud was an Imam, a master of jurisprudence, Arabic grammar, the biography of the Prophet and logic. He also acted as teacher and ensured that his students knew and understood his teachings to the best of their abilities. Click here for more information.
Born on 1226 Died on 30 Jul, 1286
Bar Hebraeus was a medieval Syrian scholar noted for his encyclopaedic learning in science and philosophy and for his enrichment of Syriac literature by the introduction of Arabic culture. Click here for more information.
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...

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