Najib ad-Din-e-Samarqandi

Scientist, Physician

– 1222

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Who was Najib ad-Din-e-Samarqandi?

Najib ad-Din Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Umar Samarqandi was a 13th-century Persian physician from Samarqand.

Samarqandi died during the Mongol attack on Herat, in Persia, in 1222CE. He was a prolific medical writer and expositor of medical ideas, though few details are known of his life.

His most famous book was The Book of Causes and Symptoms, a comprehensive manual of therapeutics and pathology. The treatises were widely read and often commentaries were written on them.

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  • Iran
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Died
1222

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on July 23, 2013

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