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1 Oooh, there's a beauty contest on," I said. zakariya asked me what a beauty contest was, and I explained that it was a contest to choose the most beautiful woman in the world.
2 Early Islamic chemists such as Jabir Ibn Hayyan, Al-Kindi ("Alkindus") and Muhammad ibn Zakarīya al-Rāzi ("Rasis" or "Rhazes") contributed a number of key chemical discoveries, such as the muriatic (hydrochloric acid), sulfuric and nitric acids, and more.
3 The Persian physician and polymath, Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi discovered alcohol as a chemical compound.
4 Highlighting the Iranian architectural features, the pavilion is adorned with Persian art forms and includes the statues of renowned Iranian scientists Avicenna, Al-Biruni, Zakariya Razi (Rhazes) and Omar Khayyam.
5 aẓ-Ẓalīmān (in older transcription, aṭ-Ṭhalīmān), meaning 'the (two male) Ostriches', an appellation Zakariya al-Qazwini had applied to Lambda and Mu Sagittarii, also in the southern hemisphere.
6 The 13th century book Ajā'ib al-makhlūqāt wa gharā'ib al-mawjūdāt (The Wonders of Creation) by Zakariya al-Qazwini describes Islamic angelology, and is often illustrated with many images of angels.
7 Arab sailors and nomads used to call this sea by different names, including the green sea, the ocean sea, the Hindu sea, the Makran Sea, the Gulf of Oman, and among them the Zakariya al-Qazwini, Al-Masudi and Ibn Hawqal.
8 They wrote: “The green sea in the east and the sea of darkness in the west is the sea of strange creatures (Zakariya al-Qazwini) And the enchanted islands (Al-Masudi) (Hafiz-i Abru).
9 The Persian physician, alchemist, polymath and philosopher Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (854 CE – 925 CE) is credited with the discovery of ethanol.
10 Arabic sources, such as Muhammad ibn Zakarīya al-Rāzi (AD 865–925), continue to be the source of discovery of new or relatively inaccessible Galenic writings.
11 Although sandstorms are believed to be caused by jinn, others, such as Abu Yahya Zakariya' ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini and Ghazali attribute them to natural causes.
12 Its most famous physicians included the Persian polymaths Muhammad ibn Zakarīya al-Rāzi and Avicenna, who wrote more than 40 works on health, medicine, and well-being.
13 John is also honored as a Nabi (Arabic: نَـبِي‎, Prophet), as Yaḥyā ibn Zakarīyā (Arabic: يَـحـيٰى بن زَكَـرِيّا‎, romanized: Jehiah, son of Zechariah), or simply Yaḥyā (Arabic: يحيىٰ‎).
14 As the Quran says: (His prayer was answered): "O Zakariya!
15 An old tradition narrates that Zakariyah was sawed in half, in a death which resembles that attributed to Isaiah in Lives of the Prophets.
16 Zakariyah was a righteous priest and prophet of God whose office was in the Second Temple in Jerusalem.
17 As he reached his old age, Zakariyah began to worry over who would continue the legacy of preaching the message of God after his death and who would carry on the daily services of the temple after him.
18 Zakariyah started to pray to God for a son.
19 He prayed both for himself and for the public – they needed a messenger, a man of God who would work in the service of the Lord after Zakariyah.
20 Zakariyah had character and virtue and he wanted to transfer this to his spiritual heir as his most precious possession.
21 As the Qur'an recounts: A mention of the mercy of your Lord to His servant Zakariya.
22 As a gift from God, Zakariyah was given a son named Yaḥyá (Arabic: يحيى‎, identified with John the Baptist), a name specially chosen for this child alone.
23 Muslim tradition narrates that Zakariyah was ninety-two years old when he was told of John's birth.
24 In accordance with Zakariyah’s prayer, God made John renew the message of God, which had been corrupted and lost by the Israelites.
25 According to the Qur'an, Zakariyah was the guardian of Maryam . The Qur'an states: (Remember) when the wife of 'Imran said: My Lord!
26 Muslim theology maintains that Zakariyah , along with John the Baptist and Jesus, ushered in a new era of prophets – all of whom came from the priestly descent of Amram, the father of the prophet Aaron.
27 The fact that, of all the priests, it was Zakariyah who was given the duty of keeping care of Mary shows his status as a pious man.
28 Zakariyah is frequently praised in the Qur'an as a prophet of God and righteous man.
29 One such appraisal is in sura al-An'am: "And Zakariyah and Yahya and Isa and Eliyas.
30 Zakariyah meanwhile, through marriage, was the uncle of Isa and his son Yayha was referred to as Eliyas in the New Testament.