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 a renowned pupil of Imam Jafar was a specialist of Alchemy, a Science where Astrology and Numerology are very important.
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.D.) and al-Rahzi (ninth century A.D.), known to the West as Geber and Rhazes, respectively.
"Studien zu Jabir ibn Hayyan." Several points developed in the previous study, especially Jabir's connection to the Ismailis and the thematic unity of Jabirian science, are taken further.
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.
Similarly, an Arab, Jabir ibn Hayyan is known as the father of Chemistry and the first practical alchemist.
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.