Famous Islamic Scholars

Can you name these scholars based off of their descriptions?
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Last updated: April 8, 2021
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Coined the term "algebra"
Algorithmi
Often called "the Second Teacher" (Aristotle being the first)
Alpharabius
Polymath who wrote "The Book of Healing"
Avicenna
Wrote short poetry, extremely popular today
Rumi
Cordoban polymath often credited with reintroducing Europeans to Aristotle
Averroes
Alchemist, medic and hermetic of dubious existence
Ibn Hayyan
Mystic and theologian who advocated a form of perennialism and pantheism
Ibn Arabi
Shahnameh author
Fedrowsi
Theologian who advocated the primacy of faith over Aristotelian reasoning
Algazalus
Compiler of one of the most famous and respected hadith collections
Al Bukhari
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Level 68
May 4, 2021
Loved the quiz. Ferdowsi written wrong though. Could accept it without "w" as well.
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Level 53
May 6, 2021
Sorry for the screw up, will tidy it up
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Level 62
May 4, 2021
Please accept "Bukhari" without the "al."
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Level 84
May 5, 2021
Interesting. I erroneously tried to combine the names of Avicenna and Averroes and missed both of them.