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Born on 1100 Died on 1165
Al-Idrisi was a medieval geographer.
Al-Isfazārī flourished in Khurasan in the late 11th- early 12th century CE, a period of time when the Seljuk Turks were the main political power in the region. He was a contemporary of Umar al-Khayyam and Abd al-Raḥmān al-Khāzinī. A mathematician, astronomer, and author of texts in geometry, meteoro...
Born on 850 Died on 955
Jewish physician, astronomer and philosopher. Born in Egypt ca. 850, he lived and worked in Kairouan, where he died ca 955. He was regarded as the father of medieval Jewish Neoplatonism.
Born on 718 Died on 791
Al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad, in full Abū ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad al-Farāhīdī al-Azdī    (born c. 718, Oman—died c. 791, Basra, Iraq) was an Arab philologist who compiled the first Arabic dictionary and is credited with the formulation of the rules of Arabic prosody.   Wh...