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  • Abdus Salam (Biography)

    An unsophisticated home environment notwithstanding, he rapidly outpaced his teachers, who recognized and respected the young boy’s talent for physics and mathematics. Winning a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Arslān, Shakīb (Biography)

    a nobleman known as the “Prince of Eloquence” ( Amīr al-Bayān ), a prolific and influential writer, poet, and historian, as well as an ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Cheriet, Hamid (Biography)

    (1949–), musician , was born in the town of Aït Lahcène in the Haute-Kabylie region of Algeria in 1949 . His parents belonged to ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Ibn al-Raqqām (Biography)

    His full name Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm ibn ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf al-Mursī al-Andalusī al-Tūnisī al-Awsī, Ibn al-Raqqām was likely born ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn al-ʿArabī (Biography)

    In contrast to most other Ṣūfī masters, Ibn al-ʿArabī wrote voluminously not only about the spiritual path and mystical realization, but also equally about ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn al-ʿAwwām (Biography)

    What Muslim gardeners regarded as the correct rules for planting, and some of the garden plants that they preferred, can be gathered from an ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Bājjah (Biography)

    Born Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Yaḥya ibn al-Ṣāʾigh al-Tujibī al-Saraqusṭī, Ibn al-Ṣāʾigh or Ibn Bājjah, as he was known in the Islamic world, was ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Bājjah, Abū Bakr (Biography)

    Abū Bakr ibn Bājjah ( d. 1138 ), known in Latin as Avempace, was born in Saragossa in Muslim Spain, lived for some time ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Ibn Baṣṣāl (Biography)

    His name ( Baṣṣāl ) does not seem to derive from baṣal (onion), but it is probably a Romance diminutive derived from the adjective ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn ḥazm (Biography)

    Growing up in a wealthy family in Córdoba, where his father was a vizier and supporter of Umayyad rule, Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Ḥazm, ʿAlī Ibn Aḥmad (Biography)

    The son of a vizier, Ibn Ḥazm grew up in Córdoba. With the fall of the ʿĀmirids in 1009 , the family suffered loss ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Ibn Juljūl (Biography)

    Born in Córdoba, Sulaymān ibn Ḥassān ibn Juljūl began his study of medicine at the age of fourteen or fifteen, becoming a recognized authority ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Masarrah (Biography)

    Muḥammad b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Jabalī b. Najīḥ ( 883 – 931 ) was an Andalusian mystic from Córdoba. He endorsed esoteric ideas and lived ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Muʿādh (Biography)

    His full name was Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad b. Ibrāhīm b. Muḥammad b. Muʿādh al-Shaʿbānī al-Jayyānī. He belonged to the well-known Shaʿbānī family of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Rushd, Abū al-Walīd Muḥammad Aḥmad (Biography)

    Abū al-Walīd Muḥammad Aḥmad ibn Rushd ( 1126 – 1198 ) was often regarded as the outstanding Aristotelian in the Islamic world. Known as ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Ibn Ṭufayl, Abū Bakr (Biography)

    Abū Bakr ibn Ṭufayl was born at the beginning of the twelfth century in a small village northeast of Granada. He taught and practiced ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Jābir ibn Aflaḥ (Biography)

    Nothing is known about his biography. Our knowledge of his chronology is based on a remark by Maimonides ( 1135 – 1204 ), who ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Khaled, Amr (Biography)

    Selected by Time as one of the top one hundred most influential people who shape our world, Khaled is one of the key figures ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Majrīṭī, al- (Biography)

    Abū al-Qāsim Maslamah ibn Aḥmad al-Faraḍī al-Majrīṭī (d. c. 1007 ce ) was a tenth-century astronomer and mathematician. He was born in the mid-tenth ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Majrītī, Maslamah ibn Aḥmad al- (Biography)

    Born in Madrid (Majrīṭ), Maslamah ibn Aḥmad al-Majrīṭī al-Qurṭubī al-Ḥāsib al-Faraḍī, Abū l-Qāsim, studied in Córdoba inheritance law ( farāʾiḍ ) and geometry with ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

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