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According to Forbes, there is no proof that Jabir knew alcohol.
A short history of the art of distillation: Johns Hopkins University Press. The Liber fornacumDe investigatione perfectionis and De inventione veritatis “are merely extracts from or summaries of the Summa Perfectionis Magisterii with later additions. His books strongly influenced the medieval European alchemists  and justified their search for the philosopher’s stone. Indeed for their age they have a remarkably matter of fact air about them, theory being stated with a minimum of prolixity and much precise practical detail being given.
The historian Paul Kraus, who had studied most of Jabir’s extant works in Arabic and Latin, summarized the importance of Jabir to the history of chemistry by comparing his experimental and systematic works in chemistry with that of the allegorical and unintelligible works of the ancient Greek alchemists.
Jabir ibn Hayyan – Wikipedia
He has been described as “the father of early chemistry”. Abu Musa Jabir ibn Hayyan c. Rowe, North Atlantic Books, Minorsky, The Rudu of IslamVol. By Jabir’s time Aristotelian physics had become Neoplatonic.
But the general style of the works is too clear and systematic to find a close parallel in any of the known writings of the Jabirian corpus, and we look in vain in them for any references to the characteristically Nayyan ideas of “balance” and the alphabetic numerology.
New Delhi This view becomes widespread. Retrieved 23 May The question of Pseudo-Gebers identity was still in dispute in Directions to make mineral acids such as sulfuric acidnitric acid and aqua regis appear in the Arabic Jabirian corpus,  and later in the pseudo-Geberian works Liber FornacumDe inventione perfectionis janir, and the Summa.
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In metals two of these qualities were interior and two were exterior. Anawati, “Arabic alchemy”, in R. Journal of Comparative Poetics. His family fled to Yemen,   perhaps to some of their relatives in the Azd tribe,  where Jabir grew up and studied the Quran, mathematics and other subjects.
Jabir in the classical sources has been variously attributed as al-Azdial-Kufial-Tusial-Sufial-Tartusi or al-Tarsusiand al-Harrani. He was eventually caught by hatyan Umayyads and executed.
Iran and Philosophy”, Boooks by Joseph H. The question at once arises whether ahyyan Latin works are genuine translations from the Arabic, or written by a Latin author and, according to common practice, ascribed to Jabir in order to heighten their authority.
Jabir ibn Hayyan
Jabir states in his Book of Hajyan 4: These books were heavily influenced by Arabic books written by Jabir, the “real” Geber, and by Al Razi and others. Thus, Jabir theorized, by rearranging the qualities of one metal, a different metal would result. Kitab al-Kimya Kitab al-Sab’een Picatrix.
Wikiquote has quotations related to: However, by AD when he Holmyard wrote Alchemy. What Jabir meant by these recipes is unknown.
Although they reflect earlier Arabic alchemy they are not direct translations of “Jabir” but are the work of a 13th-century Latin alchemist. Islamic contributionspublished by O. He invented an additive which, when applied to an iron surface, inhibited rust and when applied to a textile, would make it water repellent. Names, Natures and Things. A problem which historians of chemistry have not yet succeeded in solving is whether these works are genuine or not.
They are available in Latin only, date from about the yearand their author is identified as “Geber” or pseudo-Geber:.
Another group, reported by al-Nadim, says only The Large Book hayhan Mercy is genuine and that the rest are pseudographical. The Jabirian corpus is renowned for its contributions to alchemy.
The development of modern chemistry. Retrieved 15 October Imamology in Ismaili Gnosis. Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: Retrieved 14 June