A Brief History of Avicenna's life


Abouali Sina, known as " Shaik -al - Rais" among Muslims and Prince of physicians in the West as ", was one of the greatest physicians, philosophers, astronomers, mathematicians, and interpreters of the Qur'an and wrote hundreds of books and treatises.

He was born in a village in Iran in 980 AD, and learned reading and writing and a number of sciences by the age of 10, and completely memorized the Quran. His memory strength had surprised everyone. From the age of 10, Avicenna learned the sciences of geometry, philosophy, jurisprudence, logic, astronomy, medicine, natural sciences, and mathematics.

At the age of 17, Avicenna became acquainted with the books of authors from various countries and preceding millennia, and reached the highest rank in all the sciences of that time at the age of 18. Avicenna specialized in 12 sciences and his writings include 131 books and treatises and 111 writings attributed to him; the Canon of Medicine is the most famous book in the world.

Avicenna died in Hamadan in 1037 AD, but his name and works became popular, especially his book " Canon of Medicine" quickly gained its prominence among physicians and scientists, and, about one and a half centuries after compilation, was translated into Latin and made available to Europeans, and taught at universities around the world for hundreds of years. "Canon of Medicine ", featuring the best and most powerful methods and principles in traditional medicine and medicinal plants, is among the world's first printed books.