Abu Nasr Muhammad al-Farabi was one the earliest Islamic intellectuals who was instrumental in transmitting the doctrines of Plato

and Aristotle to the Muslim world. He had a considerable influence on the later Islamic philosophers such as Avicenna.He was

an outstanding linguist who translated the Greek works of Aristotle and Plato and made considerable additions to them of his

own.He earned the nickname Mallim-e-Sani, which is translated as “second master” or “second teacher”.