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Ibn Abi al-Ashʿath (Arabic: أحمد بن محمد بن محمد بن أبي الأشعث‎; d. 975 CE) was a Persian physician of medieval Islam. He wrote a large number of commentaries on Galen's works.[1]

He died in Mosul, Iraq.


His works include:[1]

  • الأدوية المفردة
  • الحيوان
  • العلم الالهي
  • الجدري و الحصبة و الحميقاء
  • الرسام و البرسام و مداواتهما
  • القولونج و أسبابه و مداواته
  • البرص و البهق
  • الصريح
  • الاستسقاء
  • ظهور الدم
  • الماليخوليا
  • تركيب الأدوية
  • أمراض المعدة و مداواتها


  1. ^ a b Ward, Bāqir Amīn (1986). Awad, Gurgis, ed. Muʻǧam al-ʻulamāʼ al-ʻArab (in Arabic) 1 (1st ed.). Bayrūt: ʻĀlam al-Kutub : Maktabaẗ al-Nahḍaẗ al-ʻArabiyyaẗ. p. 38. 
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