Harbi al-Himyari

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Harbi al-Himyari (Arabic: حربي الحميريḤarbī al-Ḥimyārī), was an Arab scholar from Yemen, who lived between the 7th and 8th century AD. He is famous as the teacher of the Islamic alchemist Jābir ibn Hayyān.[1] According to Holmyard nothing else is known about him.

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  1. ^ Eric John Holmyard, Makers of Chemistry. London: Oxford University Press, 1931

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