Volume 2011, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Abu Nasr Mohammad Ibn Al Farakh Al Farabi, known as Al Phrarabius in Europe, was born the son of a general in Wasij, a small village near Farab in Turkistan in 259 AH (870 AD). He completed his early education at Farab and Bukhara but later went to Baghdad for higher studies where he studied and worked from 901 AD to 942 AD becoming fluent in several languages and mastering various branches of knowledge and technology. He lived through the reign of six Abbasid Caliphs and was a well-respected and renowned philosopher and scientist


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