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Died on 1204
Ibn al-Yasamin was a mathematician who wrote several works including the famous Al-Urjuza al-Yasmin fi’l jabr wal Muqabala (Poem on Algebra and restoration).
Born on 870
Abu Bishr Matta received his Aristotelian education at the monastery of Mar Mari and came to Baghdad, where in the first decades of the 10th century he had al-Farabi, a Muslim, and Yahya ibn ‘Adi, a Jacobite Christian, among his pupils. He did not know Greek and his translations were made on the bas...
Abu Sahl 'Isa ibn Yahya al-Masihi was a Christian physician of Jurjan, he started medicine and took as his tutor Abu Mansur Hassan bin Nuh al-Qamari. Abu Sahl, besides the glory that is rightly his as the adviser and companion of Avicenna, was himself no mean physician. His knowledge of medicine was...
Born on 796 Died on 806
Abu Yahya al-Batriq was an Assyrian astroloher who translated Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos. Click here for more information.