The Muslim Scientists series introduces children to great scientist, scholars & adventurers from the Golden Age of Islam.
1- Ibn Battuta travelled for 30 years, performing Hajj 4 times, no wonder he is called "The Great Traveller".
2- Ibn Khaldun "The Great Historian" was more than just one of the great historians of all time. This man was also a Supreme Court judge, government minister, Social scientist, political expert and Hafiz Al Qur’an.
3- Ibn Sina is probably the most famous of Muslim scientists. His early understanding of medicine, healing & surgery set him apart from everyone else in his field. Rightfully he is known as "The Father of Modern Medicine".
4- Al Khazini's early understanding of weights and scales, along with the effect of gravity is the basis of mechanical engineering today. He is recognised as the "The Founder of the Theory of Gravity"
5- Ibn Al Baitar was an amazing man, he discovered over 300 plants that could be turned into medicine. He is so respected in his field they called him "Doctor of Natural Medicine".
6- Ibn Yunus is known as one of the greatest astronomers of all time. He was the first man to calculate when a solar eclipse would take place. He is rightly called "The Father of Astronomy"
7- When Ibn Majid created the compass, he was wanted by all the great explorers of that time, he became known as "The Master Navigator".
- Please note "Ibn Al Haitham" is not available part of this collection at the moment.
EVERY HOME & SCHOOL LIBRARY MUST HAVE THIS SERIES AS PART OF THEIR ISLAMIC COLLECTION