Abdullah Bin Anis, An Uncelebrated Physician of the 7th Century

Fateme Ashrafzade, Muhammad Reza Rajabnejad, Muhammad Saeed Al-Attar

Abstract


One well-cited assertion in the literature is a lack of data about health, physicians and their lives in Arabian Peninsula in the 7th century, which is expected due to deficiency of original resources from that time.
Previous studies identified only three physicians without remarkable data about their lives. This article introduces Abdullah bin Anis, a new physician who was unknown previously and presented novel information about medicine and its practice in Prophet Muhammad’s time (ca 609).


Keywords


Arabic Medicine, Traditional Medicine, History of Medicine, Medieval

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