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Jabir ibn Hayyan

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Jabir ibn Hayyan applied an experimental scientific approach to alchemy.

Jabir ibn Hayyan sometimes is considered to be the 'father of chemistry'. He applied an experimental scientific approach to alchemy.

15th c. European portrait of "Geber"
Upon the fall of the Roman Empire, progress in alchemy was focused in the Islamic world. Quite a lot is known about Islamic alchemy because it was well-documented.
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