Al-Biruni: Who calculated Earth’s Radius

Introduction Al-Biruni, born in 973 in Khwarezm (now part of Uzbekistan), was a polymath whose intellectual brilliance transcended borders and disciplines. As a Khwarazmian Iranian scholar, he embarked on a remarkable journey of exploration, mastering a diverse range of fields, including astronomy, mathematics, physics, geography, history, anthropology, and comparative religion. …

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Sa’ad al-Din al-Taftazani: Islamic Jurisprudence and Intellectual Discourse

Introduction Sa’ad al-Din al-Taftazani stands as a towering figure whose intellectual prowess and contributions continue to captivate and inspire. Born in 1322 in Taftazan, Sarbedaran state (present-day northeastern Iran), al-Taftazani’s profound knowledge, versatility, and unwavering commitment to scholarship have solidified his legacy as a true luminary. A Life Dedicated to …

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Ibn Zuhr: Pioneering Surgeon

Introduction Ibn Zuhr, also known as Avenzoar, shines as a remarkable figure whose achievements continue to leave a profound impact on the field of medicine. Born in 1091 in Seville, Al-Andalus (modern-day Spain), Ibn Zuhr’s dedication to the pursuit of knowledge and his significant contributions have made him an indispensable …

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