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From My Calendar: January

Posted by on January 12, 2011

i received a valuable calendar from GIC titled: The Ingenuity of the Islamic Golden Age.
each month talks about one of the great Islamic scientists of that age, i will post them here

ابن حيان

كان ابو موسى جابر بن حيان 721-815 متعدد أوجه الثقافات والمعرفه, فيلسوف, خيميائي, كيميائي, فلكي, منجم, مهندس, جيولوجي, فيزيائي, صيدلاني وطبيب, أطلق عليه البعض “أبي الكيمياء”و وهو أول خيميائي عملي و فيلسوف فطري

Ibn Hayyan
Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan, ( c, 721 – 815), was a prominent polymath: a chemist and alchemist, astronomer and astrologer, engineer, geologist, philosopher, physicist, pharmacist and physician. He is considered by some to be “Father of Chemistry”. Jabir is held to be the first practical Alchemist. Jabir was a Natural Philosopher who lived mostly in the 8th century.

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