Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani

Born on 893

Died on 945

Abu Muhammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Yaqub al-Hamdani;

(279/280-333/334 A.H. / 893-945 A.D; Arabic: أبو محمد الحسن بن أحمد بن يعقوب الهمداني‎) was an Arab Muslim geographer, chemist, poet, grammarian, historian, and astronomer, from the tribe of Banu Hamdan, western ‘Amran, Yemen. He was one of the best representatives of Islamic culture during the last period of the Abbasid Caliphate. His work was the subject of extensive 19th-century Austrian scholarship.

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