Abbas Ibn Firnas
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Who is Abbas Ibn Firnas?
Abbas Ibn Firnas, also known as Abbas Abu Al-Qasim Ibn Firnas Ibn Wirdas al-Takurini, was a Muslim Berber-Andalusian polymath: an inventor, physician, engineer, Andalusian musician, and Arabic-language poet. Of Berber descent, he was born in Izn-Rand Onda, Al-Andalus, lived in the Emirate of Córdoba, and is reputed to have attempted flight.
- also known as Abbas Abu Al-Qasim Ibn Firnas Ibn Wirdas al-Takurini
- born in (1206 years ago) in Ronda
- nationality: Spain
- profession: Poet, inventor, physician, engineer, musician, pilot
- died in (1129 years ago) in Córdoba
Abbas Ibn Firnas is a fictional character from the 2010 short family film 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets.
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by Helaine Selin
For example, we read of one such device in the works of the Anadusian poet " Abbas ibn Firnas (d. 887). Two waterclocks were constructed by the famous astronomer al-Zarqallu in 1 085 on the banks of the river Tagus at Toledo. The remains ...
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