Al-Nayrizi

Full name: 
Abū 'l-'Abbās al-Fadhl Ibn Hātim Al-Nayrīzī
Arabic name: 
أبو العباس الفضل بن حاتم النيريزي
Latin name: 
Anaritius

Al-Nayrizi was probably born in Nayriz which was a small town southeast of Shiraz now in central Iran. He dedicated some of his works to al-Mu'tadid on meteorological phenomena and on instruments to measure the distance to objects.

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