Al-Qabisi

Full name: 
Abu al-Saqr Abd al-Aziz ibn Uthman al-Qabisi
Arabic name: 
أبو الصقر عبد العزيز بن عثمان القبيصي
Latin name: 
Alchabitius (and Alcabitius, Alcibitius)
Date of death: 
967

The Risala, "Al-risala al-mufassala fi ahwal al-muta'allimin wa ahkam al-mu'allimin wal-muta'allimin" is a treatise on the education of children written by Abu-l-Hasan 'Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Khala al-Ma'afiri al-Qairawani generally known as al-Qabisi (or Ibn al-Qabisi). Thanks to Ibn Khallikan, we know the main facts of his life. He was born at Qayrawa (Kairouan) in 936.

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