Geber

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Geber

(ˈdʒiːbə)
n
(Biography) Latinized form of Jabir, assumed in honour of Jabir ibn Hayyan by a 14th-century alchemist, probably Spanish: he described the preparation of nitric and sulphuric acids
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* 721-803 - Jabir Ibn Haiyan (Geber) - Alchemy (Great Muslim Alchemist)
The author mentions scholars such as: "Jabir ibn Haiyan, al-Kindi, al-Khwarizimi, al-Farghani, al-Razi, al-Masudi, al-Tabari, Thabit ibn Qurra, al-Battani, Hunain ibn Ishaq, Abdul-i-Qasim, al-Farabi, Ibrahim ibn Sinan, al-Biruni, Ibn Sina, Ibn Yunus, al-Karhi, Abdul-i-Wafa, Ali, ibn Abbas, Ibn al-Jazzar, Ibn al-Haitham, Ali ibn Isa, al-Ghazzali, al-Zarqali, and Omar Khayyum" (61) who have contributed significantly to current Western practices and philosophies.