Volume 2003, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Abu Yousuf Yaqub Ibn Ishaq A1 Kindi was born at Kufa around 800 C.E. His father was an official of Haroon A1 Rashid. A1 Kindi was a contemporary of A1 Mamun, A1 Mu'tasim and A1 Mutawakkil and flourished largely at Baghdad. He vas for-mally employed by Mutawakkil as a calligrapher. On account of his philosophical views, Muta-wakkil was annoyed with him and confiscated all his books. These were, however, returned later on. He died in 873 C.E. during the reign of A1 M'utamid.


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