Naubakht

Astronomer

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Who is Naubakht?

Nobakht Ahvazi and his sons lived in the 8th - 9th centuries AD, and were Astrologers from Ahvaz.

Nobakht was particularly famous for having led a group of Astrologers who picked an auspicious electional chart for the founding of Baghdad. His family also helped design the city. Originally Zoroastrians, Nobakht and his sons converted to Islam and were employed as Pahlavi translators of the Abbasid court.

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Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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