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A Thousand Years of the Avicenna Canon - Set

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  • 29.08.2013
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About A Thousand Years of the Avicenna Canon

Avicenna (Abu ‘Al? al-Husayn ibn ‘Abd All?h ibn S?n?) was a Muslim philosopher, scientist and physician who was born in Afshana near Bukhara, now Uzbekistan, in 980, during the Persian Samanid dynasty. His native language was Persian, but he wrote mostly in Arabic. Early in life he revealed an unusual intellectual capacity.

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