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So who was the one known to the West as: AlHazen. . .  Well, He was a Muslim scientist, polymath, mathematician,astronomer and philosopher, described in various sources as Arab and Persian. He made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to astronomy,mathematics, visual perception, and to the scientific method.

So who was the one known to the West as: AlHazen. . . Well, He was a Muslim scientist, polymath, mathematician,astronomer and philosopher, described in various sources as Arab and Persian. He made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to astronomy,mathematics, visual perception, and to the scientific method.

Alhazen is arguably the greatest of all of the medieval scientists, at least of the Arabic scientists. Alhazen was often called “Ptolemy the Second,” or, in medieval Western Europe, “The Physicist.” He is most well-known for his contributions to the science of optics, along with physical science and the further development of the scientific method.

Alhazen is arguably the greatest of all of the medieval scientists, at least of the Arabic scientists. Alhazen was often called “Ptolemy the Second,” or, in medieval Western Europe, “The Physicist.” He is most well-known for his contributions to the science of optics, along with physical science and the further development of the scientific method.

Ibn Al-Haytham (965 – 1040) Also known as Alhazen. Arab astronomer and mathematician known for his important contributions to the principles of optics and the use of scientific experiments.

Ibn Al-Haytham (965 – 1040) Also known as Alhazen. Arab astronomer and mathematician known for his important contributions to the principles of optics and the use of scientific experiments.

Abu Al-Qasim, better known to the West as Abulcasis, was an Arabic surgeon, physician, and scientist from Spain. Considered by many to be the father of modern surgery, his medical text, Kitab Al Tasrif, profoundly influenced Islamic and European surgical procedure.   His Kitab Al Tasrif was highly influential in the Islamic world and was the definitive medical text for Western surgeons for nearly five hundred years.

Abu Al-Qasim, better known to the West as Abulcasis, was an Arabic surgeon, physician, and scientist from Spain. Considered by many to be the father of modern surgery, his medical text, Kitab Al Tasrif, profoundly influenced Islamic and European surgical procedure. His Kitab Al Tasrif was highly influential in the Islamic world and was the definitive medical text for Western surgeons for nearly five hundred years.

Abū al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Kathīr al-Farghānī. also known as Alfraganus in the West, was a Persian Sunni Muslim astronomer, and one of the most famous astronomers in 9th century. The crater Alfraganus on the Moon is named after him.

Abū al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Kathīr al-Farghānī. also known as Alfraganus in the West, was a Persian Sunni Muslim astronomer, and one of the most famous astronomers in 9th century. The crater Alfraganus on the Moon is named after him.

Khawlah bint Al-Azwar - Her family was one of the first to embrace Islam. Her brother Derar was the one who taught her all arts of swordsmanship which later led to her becoming a knight. She was known for her fighting skills and swordsmanship and courage.

Khawlah bint Al-Azwar - Her family was one of the first to embrace Islam. Her brother Derar was the one who taught her all arts of swordsmanship which later led to her becoming a knight. She was known for her fighting skills and swordsmanship and courage.

1389- 1390- Iranian poet Hafez dies after a life in which offers of patronage poured in from Baghdad to India.  Hafez' poetry will become a staple in everyday homes of Afghanistan, Iran, & Tajikistan for the next six centuries, with readers learning them by heart & using them as everyday proverbs.  His poems will be translated into all major languages:  "With locks disheveled, flushed in a sweat of drunkenness,   His shirt torn open, a song on his lips & wine cup in his hand-"

1389- 1390- Iranian poet Hafez dies after a life in which offers of patronage poured in from Baghdad to India. Hafez' poetry will become a staple in everyday homes of Afghanistan, Iran, & Tajikistan for the next six centuries, with readers learning them by heart & using them as everyday proverbs. His poems will be translated into all major languages: "With locks disheveled, flushed in a sweat of drunkenness, His shirt torn open, a song on his lips & wine cup in his hand-"

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