Scholars A-Z

Born on 1437 Died on 1513
Ibn Ghazi al-Miknasi was a scholar from Morocco who specialised in history, Islamic law, Arabic philology and mathematics.
Died on 1209
Ibn Mammati wrote an account of the Egyptian government under the Ayyubid Sultan Salah Al-Din, the Kitâb Qawanin al-Dawawin (Statutes of the Councils of State). For more detail click here.
Born on 932 Died on 1030
Abu 'Ali Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Ya'qub Miskawayh (also known as Ibn Miskawayh) was born. It is established now that his name is actually Miskawayh, yet we find a number of his works, especially those not edited, but in fact attributed to him, where the name on the cover is Ibn Miskawayh. Those few wor...
Died on 1228
Ibn Munim from Marrakech used Khayyam's earlier studies to plot a triangular numerical grid that allowed him to figure permutations and combinations. This exercise yields, for example, the maximum number of words that can be created with the 28 letters of the Arabic alphabet. Four hundred years late...