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Hakim Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah Also known as Avicenna. (ăvˌ◌ĭ-sĕnˌ◌ə) 980–1037
Persian physician and philosopher whose medical textbook, The Canon of Medicine, is a comprehensive medical encyclopedia that remained a standard work in European medical studies until the 17th century.
Of the socalled Arabian philosophers of the East, al-Farabi, Ibn-Sina and al-Ghazali were natives of Khorasan, Bokhara and the outlying provinces of north-eastern Persia; whilst al-Kindi, the earliest of them, sprang from Basra, on the Persian Gulf, on the debatable ground between the Semite and the Aryan.