Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham

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This resource, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, features biographical information about ancient Persian mathematician Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham. A seven volume work on optics, "Kitab al-Manazir," is considered by many to be ibn al-Haytham's most important contribution. Links to biographies of other mathematicians are also available on this page.

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