Jabir ibn Hayyan


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Jabir ibn Hayyan

?721--?815. Arab alchemist, whose many works enjoyed enormous esteem among later alchemists, such as Geber
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Jabir Ibn Hayyan Known as Geber in Europe is credited with the title of Father of Chemistry.
8 Islamic alchemist Abu Musa Jabir ibn Hayyan discovered the chemical historically called muriatic acid and now usually known by what name?
The concept of an elixir or life-giving potion was expressed in the writings of Jabir ibn Hayyan (eighth century A.
The name Geber, it is now known, refers to two different persons - the first, properly Jabir ibn Hayyan Abu Musa (Geber being the Latinized version of Jabir) (born c.
Distillation is traced back to the Arab alchemists with Ar-Razi (circa 850-924) in Baghdad and Jabir ibn Hayyan, who both wrote about it extensively.
The greatest of the Arabian alchemists was Jabir ibn Hayyan (ca.
Around this time, Jabir ibn Hayyan composed the Kitab al-Kimiya, a study of the nature of matter, which in 1144 was translated into Latin by Robert of Chester.