Jabir al-Kufi (ca. 786-833)

Jabir al-Kufi (ca. 786-833)

Jabir al-Kufi (ca. 786-833) Alternative last name spellings: – Alternative first name spellings: – Alias: –     GENERAL INFO Description: Jabir al-Kufi was shatranj player (an ancestor of chess), from the time of the caliphate of al-Ma’mun. He...
Ziryab (789–857)

Ziryab (789–857)

Ziryab (789–857) Alternative last name spellings: – Alternative first name spellings: Abu l-Hasan ‘Ali Ibn Nafi‘ Alias: –   GENERAL INFO Description: Ziryab was a musician recognized as a polymath, famous for the refined oriental customs that...
Princess Enheduanna (XXIII century BC)

Princess Enheduanna (XXIII century BC)

Princess Enheduanna (XXIII century BC)   Alternative last name spellings: Enkheduanna, Enheduana, En HeduAnna, EnHedu’Anna. Alternative first name spellings: Enhedu, Heduanna. Alias: – “It was in your service That I first entered The holy temple, I,...