Al Jazari Childhood & Education...

™Al Jazari was the most outstanding mechanical engineer of his time. His full name was Badi’ al-Zaman Abu-‘l-‘Izz Ibn Isma’il Ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari. Al-Jazari was born in Damascus at a time where his parents were long past the age of having children yet his father (a merchant), had not given up all hope of having a child even after 40 years of marriage. It is said that Al-Jazari was born after his father’s prayers for a son during the Hajj. He completed the memorization of the Quran at the age of 13 and learned the art of Qur’anic recitation at an early age. Damascus, al-Jazari founded and headed Dar al-Qur’an, a school that specialized in Qur’anic sciences. He travelled to Mecca, Medina, Cairo and Alexandria where he took knowledge from its scholars and in 774 AH, he was authorized by his teacher Ibn Kathir  to issue verdicts in Islamic law. He served as a qadi (judge) of Damascus in 793 AH and later in Shiraz where he died. He lived in Diyar-Bakir (in Turkey) during the 6th century H (late 1 He was called Al-Jazari after the place of his birth, Al-Jazira, the area lying between the Tigris and the Euphrates in Mesopotamia. Like his father before him, he served the Artuqid kings of Diyar-Bakir for several decades as a mechanical engineer. In 1206, he completed an outstanding book on engineering entitled Al-Jami’ bayn al-‘ilm wa-‘l-‘amal al-nafi’ fi sinat’at al-hiyal in Arabic. It was a compendium of theoretical and practical mechanics.2th century-early 13th century CE). Some of his devices were inspired by earlier devices, such as one of his monumental water clocks, which were based on that of a Pseudo – Archimedes. He also cites the influence of the Banu Musa brothers for his fountains, Al – Asturlabi for the design of a candle clock,...

Al Zahrawi – Writing...

During the era of the golden age, Muslim civilization invested a fame surgeon master into history, whose had significantly contributed to the medical surgery achievement. He had invented multiple methods and procedures of modern surgery, and also invented a lot of surgery tools and technology. It was no wonder that he re-known as the master or the father of modern surgery. The inventor of the modern surgeon Abu al-Qasim Al-Zahrawi was born in 936M. The west world knows him as Abulcasis. He was known as a phenomenal surgeon of the time. His works and thoughts had adopted a lot to the west medical. The noble surgeon Al Zahrawi was born in 936 A.D. in Zahra, a small city located on the outskirts of Cordoba, Muslim Spain. It was in Cordoba that he had gained his education and then gave his medical lectures, gave his public health services, and developed surgeon technology to his death. There is indeed, very little about his youth history that was revealed. In case, his hometown in Zahra had burned out over the years of war. The history of Al Zahrawi was then written up0 when Andalusia’s scientist Abu Muhammad Ibn Hazm enlisted him as one of a noble surgeon master of Spain in Al-Humaydi’s Jadhwat al Muqtabis, a book written six decades after his death. Al Zahrawi dedicated a lot of years to his life only to surgeon and medical teaching. His noble was brought to him to the royal services of kingdom in the era of Al-Hakam II Khalif of Andalus. He had not traveled a lot just like any other Muslim scholars of the time. His concern and focus dedication was on accident and war victims. Al Zahrawi’s colleagues confessed that Al Zahrawi is a genius when...

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