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Died on 1204
Abu Muhammad 'Abdallah ibn Muhammad ibn Hajjaj al-Adrini, more commonly known as Ibn al-Yasamin. As his name indicates, he was originally from a Berber tribe from the Maghreb (North Africa). Although his exact date of birth is unknown, we can reasonably place it in the second half of the twelfth cen...
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
In the eighth century Abu Yahya Ibn al-Batriq worked as a translator for Al-Mansur. Some of the major works he translated include Galen, Hippocrates, Aristotle and Plato. Click here for more information

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