Mūsā ibn Shākir

Musa bin Shakir was a Persian[1][2] engineer and astronomer during the reign of Al-Ma'mun. His three children, the Banu Musa ("Sons of Musa"), were renowned scholars.

He had been a highwayman during his youth.

See also


  1. ^ Bīrūnī: his times, life and works - by Hakim Mohammed Said, Ansar Zahid Khan - Page 50
  2. ^ Professor Jeff Oaks, The University of Indianapolis

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