Khwarizmi

The Compendious Book on Calculation

circa 820

Why is it canonical?

While algebra had existed in some form for centuries, al Khwarizmi presented the first system method by which to perform algebraic equations, specifically quadratic equations and functions.

Creators

al-Khwarizmi

Locations

Baghdad

Languages

Arabic

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