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Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Habib ibn Sulaiman ibn Samura ibn Jundab al-Fazari (Arabic / Persian: أبو إسحاق إبراهيم بن حبيب بن سليمان بن سمورة بن جندب الفزاري) was an 8th century Muslim mathematician and astronomer of either Arab or Persian background.
He was the mathematician and astronomer at the Abbasid court of the Caliph Harun al-Rashid. He is not to be confused with his son Mohammad al-Fazari, also an Astronomer. He composed various astronomical writings (on the astrolabe, on the armillary spheres, on the calendar).
The Caliph ordered him and his son to translate the Indian Astronomical text, The Sindhind along with Yaqub ibn Tāriq, which was completed in
He died in 777AD.
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