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Syrian scholar and bishop.
The first Syrian to mention the Indian number system.
- Born: 575 in Nisibis, Syria
- Died: 667
- 638: A major treatise on syllogisms
- c. 650: A major treatise on the Astrolabe
Also known as
Classical Syriac: ܣܘܪܘܣ ܣܝܒܘܟܬ)
Also known as Seboukt of Nisibis.
- I will omit all discussion of the science of the Indians ... and of their valuable methods of calculation ... I wish only to say that this computation is done by means of nine signs.