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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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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.
It was really horrible, the worst day of my life RESCUE WORKER ALMOUSTAPHA ALHACEN
Sometimes a mother and children, but some lone children too," Alhacen said.
We had no idea what to expect because we didn't know how many people had been in the vehicles," Alhacen said.
Smith, "Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception: A Critical Edition", with English translation and commentary, of the first three books of Alhacen's "De aspectibus", the medieval Latin version of Ibn Al Haytham's "Kitab Al Manazir", Philadelphia: "Transactions of the American Philosophical Society", 91-4, 91-5, & Diane Publishing, 2001.
Almoustapha Alhacen, who heads Arlit's environmental and human rights campaign Aghir in'Man, told the audience: "With each passing day, the contamination of our villages intensifies, while Areva continues to make hundreds of millions by extracting our resources.
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.2.
Alhacen, 2001, Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception, trad.
It is this very tradition and thrust that provides the historical context for the work of the redoubtable Ibn al-Haytham (Latin Alhacen, d.