Al-Kindi

Al-Kindi, Abu Yūsuf Yaʻqūb ibn ʼIsḥāq aṣ-Ṣabbāḥ al-Kindī, Alkindus, أبو يوسف يعقوب بن إسحاق الصبّاح الكندي

Iraq @801 – 873

translate Greek texts of the Ancients; an early version of Calculus; Optics; Geometry; Music, hearing and vibrational theory;

Influences

Influenced

Roger Bacon; Isaac Newton; Alice Bailey; Averroes aka the “Commentator”; John Wallis; Gherard of Cremona; Jean Gerson, 1363-1429, Chancellor of Univ. of Paris;

Close

Caliph al-Ma'mun; al-Khwarizmi; Caliph al-Mu'tasim;

Critical

Abu Ma'shar, astrologer;

Groups

The Royal Kindah tribe; The House of Wisdom of Baghdad;

Author

Risalah dar Tanjim, Ikhtiyarat al-Ayyam, Ilahyat-e-Aristu, al-Mosiqa, Mad-o-Jazr, and Aduiyah Murakkaba; many lost, reputed to have written 16 Astronomy treaties, 11 Arithmetic, 32 Geometry, 22 Medicine, 12 Physics, 22 Philosophy, 9 Logic, 5 Psychology, and 7 on Arts & Music ; De Radiis Stellarum aka on the Rays of the Star, the 1st comprehensive theory of astrology and magick; “Book of the Essence of the Soul” aka Liber Logaeth aka The Book of the Soul Essence, @850 ;

 

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