Scholars A-Z

Born on 1872 Died on 1953
A prominent writer and linguist. Wrote "Matn al-lugha", first Arabic dictionary since "Lisan al-Arab" that was assembled in the 13th Century.
Born on 1753 Died on 1825
Al-Jabarti was a historian and witness to one of the major events of Egyptian history that is the French invasion of Egypt, which took place in 1798.
Born on 1008 Died on 1074
In his letter, the mufti cited a case involving hearsay testimony mentioned in the chapter on testimony in the Kitab al-Tabsira of al-Lakhmi (d. 478/1075). According to al-Lakhmi, if two professional witnesses testify regarding a rumour that is widespread in their town, the qadi must seek confirmati...
Born on 865 Died on 925
A physician, philosopher, and scholar, born in Rayy, Iran in 251 H / 865 CE, and died there in 313 / 925. He made fundamental and enduring contributions to the fields of medicine, alchemy, and philosophy, recorded in over 184 books and articles in various fields of science. See Al-Razi the Medica...