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Al-Jazari Frederic P.  Miller

Al-Jazari

Published July 29th 2010
ISBN : 9786130095413
Paperback
68 pages
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Ab al-Iz Ibn Isml ibn al-Razz al-Jazar (1136-1206) was a prominent Arab polymath: an Islamic scholar, inventor, mechanical engineer, craftsman, artist, mathematician and astronomer from Al-Jazira, Iraq, who lived during the Islamic Golden AgeMoreAb al-Iz Ibn Isml ibn al-Razz al-Jazar (1136-1206) was a prominent Arab polymath: an Islamic scholar, inventor, mechanical engineer, craftsman, artist, mathematician and astronomer from Al-Jazira, Iraq, who lived during the Islamic Golden Age (Middle Ages). He is best known for writing the Kitb f marifat al-hiyal al- handasiyya (Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) in 1206, where he described fifty mechanical devices along with instructions on how to construct them.