IBN USAIBI'A [Muwaffaquddin
See also:Abu-l-'Abbas Ahmad ibn ul-Qasim ibn Abi Usaibi'a] (1203—1270), Arabian physician, was
See also:born at
See also:Damascus, the son of an oculist, and studied
See also:medicine at Damascus and Cairo . In 1236 he was appointed by Saladin physician to a new hospital in Cairo, but surrendered the
See also:appointment the following
See also:year to take up a
See also:post given him by the amir of Damascus in Salkhad near that city . There he lived and died . He wrote 'Uyun ul-Anba`fi Tabaqdt ul-Atibba' or " Lives of the Physicians," which in its first edition (1245—1246) was dedicated to the
See also:vizier of Damascus . This he enlarged, though it is uncertain whether the new edition was made public in the lifetime of the author . Edition by A .
See also:Muller (
See also:Konigsberg, 1884) . (G . W .
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