Avicenna - significant thinker and writer of the Islamic Golden Age.

Avicenna was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. Of the 450 works he is known to have written, around 240 have survived, including 150 on philosophy and 40 on medicine
10) Dante Alighieri depicted him in Limbo alongside the virtuous non-Christian thinkers in his Divine Comedy.

10) Dante Alighieri depicted him in Limbo alongside the virtuous non-Christian thinkers in his Divine Comedy.

3) He not only wrote on philosophy and medicine, Avicenna also wrote on astronomy, alchemy, geography and geology, psychology, Islamic theology, logic, mathematics, physics and poetry

3) He not only wrote on philosophy and medicine, Avicenna also wrote on astronomy, alchemy, geography and geology, psychology, Islamic theology, logic, mathematics, physics and poetry

1) Avicenna was born in 980 C.E., near Bukhara, Iran which is now in Uzbekistan he died in1037 C.E., Hamadan, Iran

1) Avicenna was born in 980 C.E., near Bukhara, Iran which is now in Uzbekistan he died in1037 C.E., Hamadan, Iran

4) He wrote the Kitāb al-shifāʾ translated as Book of the Cure.

4) He wrote the Kitāb al-shifāʾ translated as Book of the Cure.

12) Avicenna's successful reconciliation between Aristotelianism and Neoplatonism along with Kalam, Avicennism eventually became the leading school of Islamic philosophy by the 12th century.

12) Avicenna's successful reconciliation between Aristotelianism and Neoplatonism along with Kalam, Avicennism eventually became the leading school of Islamic philosophy by the 12th century.

6) He read and memorized the entire Qurʾān by age 10. By age 16, he turned to medicine, which he claimed easy mastery. At the age of 21 He began working on his well known books.

6) He read and memorized the entire Qurʾān by age 10. By age 16, he turned to medicine, which he claimed easy mastery. At the age of 21 He began working on his well known books.

5) He is also known for Al-Qanun fi al-Tibb translated to The Canon of Medicine, which is among the most famous books in the history of medicine.

5) He is also known for Al-Qanun fi al-Tibb translated to The Canon of Medicine, which is among the most famous books in the history of medicine.

17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.

17) He was the most famous physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, mathematician and astronomer of his time. His influence can still be felt today.

16) In Iran, he is considered a national icon, and is often regarded as one of the greatest Persians to have ever lived. Many portraits and statues remain in Iran today.

16) In Iran, he is considered a national icon, and is often regarded as one of the greatest Persians to have ever lived. Many portraits and statues remain in Iran today.

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