Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina (Avicenna)

980 - 1037

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Ibn Sina or Avicenna was the most influential of all Islamic philosopher-scientists. He wrote on medicine as well as geometry, astronomy, arithmetic and music.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (53 books/articles)

Some Quotations (6)

A Poster of Avicenna

Mathematicians born in the same country

Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. A picture of a mausoleum to ibn Sina

Honours awarded to Avicenna
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Lunar featuresCrater Avicenna


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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JOC/EFR November 1999

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