Iraqi Scientists: Alhazen, Al-Kindi, Mulla Effendi, Ban M S, Ihsan Ali Al-Shehbaz, AB Al-Waf B Zj N, Khidir Hamza, Ghanim Al-Jumaily, Hussain Al-Shahristani, Thanun Pyriadi, Emanuel Kamber, Masawaiyh, AB Sahl Al-Q H Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157509714

Published: October 12th 2012

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Iraqi Scientists: Alhazen, Al-Kindi, Mulla Effendi, Ban M S, Ihsan Ali Al-Shehbaz, AB Al-Waf  B Zj N, Khidir Hamza, Ghanim Al-Jumaily, Hussain Al-Shahristani, Thanun Pyriadi, Emanuel Kamber, Masawaiyh, AB Sahl Al-Q H  by  Books LLC

Iraqi Scientists: Alhazen, Al-Kindi, Mulla Effendi, Ban M S, Ihsan Ali Al-Shehbaz, AB Al-Waf B Zj N, Khidir Hamza, Ghanim Al-Jumaily, Hussain Al-Shahristani, Thanun Pyriadi, Emanuel Kamber, Masawaiyh, AB Sahl Al-Q H by Books LLC
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Alhazen, Al-Kindi, Mulla Effendi, Ban M s, Ihsan Ali Al-Shehbaz, Ab al-Waf B zj n, Khidir Hamza,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Alhazen, Al-Kindi, Mulla Effendi, Ban M s, Ihsan Ali Al-Shehbaz, Ab al-Waf B zj n, Khidir Hamza, Ghanim Al-Jumaily, Hussain al-Shahristani, Thanun Pyriadi, Emanuel Kamber, Masawaiyh, Ab Sahl al-Q h, Elias Alsabti, Abdul Rasul.

Excerpt: (Arabic:, Persian:, Latinized: Alhacen or (deprecated) Alhazen) (965 in Basra - c. 1040 in Cairo) was a Muslim, Persian or Arab scientist and polymath. He is frequently referred to as Ibn al-Haytham, and sometimes as al-Basri (Arabic: ), after his birthplace in the city of Basra. Alhazen made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to physics, astronomy, mathematics, ophthalmology, philosophy, visual perception, and to the scientific method. He was also nicknamed Ptolemaeus Secundus (Ptolemy the Second) or simply The Physicist in medieval Europe.

Alhazen wrote insightful commentaries on works by Aristotle, Ptolemy, and the Greek mathematician Euclid. Born circa 965, in Basra, Iraq, he lived mainly in Cairo, Egypt, dying there at age 76. Over-confident about practical application of his mathematical knowledge, he assumed that he could regulate the floods of the Nile. After being ordered by Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, the sixth ruler of the Fatimid caliphate, to carry out this operation, he quickly perceived the impossibility of what he was attempting to do, and retired from engineering.

Fearing for his life, he feigned madness and was placed under house arrest, during and after which he devoted himself to his scientific work until his death. Alhazen, the great Islamic polymath.Alhazen was born in Basra, in the Iraq province of the Buyid Empire . He was an ethnic Persian. He probably died in Cairo, Egypt. During the Islamic Golden Age, Basra was a key...



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