Ibn al-'Awwam

Full name: 
Abū Zakariyā Yaḥyā ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn al-‘Awwām, Ibn al-‘Awwām al-Ishbīlī
Arabic name: 
إبن الأوم

Ibn al-'Awwam was a botanist who is the author of a book on farming: Kitâb al-Filaha. In this treatise, Ibn al-'Awwam proposes four procedures to collect rain water, and other artificially obtained waters.

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