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Synonyms for Alhacen

an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century

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It was really horrible, the worst day of my life RESCUE WORKER ALMOUSTAPHA ALHACEN
At least 52 of the victims were children, said Alhacen, who heads a nongovernmental organization called Aghirin Man in Arlit, 120 miles south of the border.
Sometimes a mother and children, but some lone children too," Alhacen said.
Rescue worker Almoustapha Alhacen told the BBC the corpses were in advanced state of decay and some had been partly eaten, probably by jackals.
Alhacen on refraction; a critical edition, with English translation and commentary, of book 7 of Alhacen's De Aspectibus, the medieval Latin version of Ibn Al-Haytham's Kitab al-Manazir; v.
It is this very tradition and thrust that provides the historical context for the work of the redoubtable Ibn al-Haytham (Latin Alhacen, d.