Mariam al-Asturlabi

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Al-ʻIjliyyah bint al-ʻIjliyy (Arabic: العجلية بنت العجلي) was a 10th-century maker of astrolabes active in Aleppo, in what is now northern Syria.She is sometimes known in modern popular literature as Mariam al-Asṭurlābiyya (Arabic: مريم الأسطرلابي) but her supposed first name 'Mariam' is not mentioned in the only source that we have of her life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mariam al-Asturlabi has received more than 78,526 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Mariam al-Asturlabi is the 189th most popular astronomer (up from 229th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Syria and the 2nd most popular Syrian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Mariam al-Asturlabi ranks 189 out of 532Before her are Francis Preserved Leavenworth, Nevil Maskelyne, Walter Lewin, Oskar Backlund, Maria Margaretha Kirch, and John Bevis. After her are James Glaisher, Jean Fernel, Bertil Lindblad, Eleanor F. Helin, Yrjö Väisälä, and Otto Struve.

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Among people born in 950, Mariam al-Asturlabi ranks 12Before her are Maslama al-Majriti, Boleslaus III, Duke of Bohemia, Bernard I, Duke of Saxony, Olof Björnsson, Abhinavagupta, and Sarolt. After her are William I of Provence, Urraca Fernández, Thorvald Asvaldsson, Otto III, Duke of Swabia, Odo I, Count of Blois, and Herman I, Duke of Swabia.

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Among people born in Syria, Mariam al-Asturlabi ranks 85 out of 158Before her are Gregory III Laham (1933), Al-Qa'im (893), Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080), Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389), Duqaq (1100), and Adib Shishakli (1909). After her are Salah al-Din al-Bitar (1912), Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik (685), John Moschus (550), Gaius Julius Priscus (250), Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930), and Tiridates II of Parthia (-100).


Among astronomers born in Syria, Mariam al-Asturlabi ranks 2Before her are Taqi ad-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf (1526).