Al-Jahiz

Al-Jahiz

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Caption: Al-Jahiz (776-868) was a philosopher, poet, zoologist and writer, one of the few Muslim scientists. Born in Bazra, Iraq, he was a celebrated writer who loved amusing anecdotes and keen observer of the social and natural worlds. Al-Jahiz wrote over 200 works, the most famous of which was his 7 volume 'Book of Animals. In this encyclopaedia he discusses animal communication and mimicry, social organisations, the intelligence of insects and mammals.

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