Husayni Isfahani

For other people named Al-Isfahani, see Al-Isfahani (disambiguation).

Ghiyath al-Din Ali ibn Amirin Husayni Isfahani (aka Hondemir) was a 15th-century Persian physician and scientist from Isfahan, Iran. He is best known for a Persian encyclopedia of the natural sciences entitled Danish'namah-i Jahaan, which he completed in either 1474 or 1466. The encyclopedia was concerned with meteorology, mineralogy, botany, and anatomy. A small treatise on foodstuffs, in table format, is preserved in the National Library of Medicine collection.


For his writings and the date of composition his encyclopedia, see:

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