0872 – 0950
Who was Al-Farabi?
Al-Farabi known in the West as Alpharabius, was a renowned scientist and philosopher of the Islamic Golden Age. He was also a cosmologist, logician, and musician.
Through his commentaries and treatises, Al-Farabi became well known among medieval Muslim intellectuals as "The Second Teacher", that is, the successor to Aristotle, "The First Teacher".
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- Also known as
- Abū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Fārābī
- Abû Nasr Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Tarkhân ibn Uzalagh al-Fârâbî
- Muhammad Abu Nasr Farabi
- Abu Nasr Muhammad al-Farabi
- Abū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn al-Faraj al-Fārābī
- Muḥammad Farabi
- The Second Teacher
- Shia Islam
- Persian people
- Abbasid Caliphate
on July 23, 2013
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