FIND OUT ABOUT IBNU SINA - Avicenna (980-1037), also known as Avicenna in the West is a philosopher, scientist, physician and also the birth of Persia (now Iran). He was also a prolific author of where most of his work is about philosophy and medicine. For many, he is the "father of Modern medicine" and other designations for him that most concerned with his work in the field of medicine. His work is a very famous Qanun fi Thib which is a Reference in the field of medicine for centuries.

Ibn Sina Abū ' Alī complete named al-Husayn ibn ' Abdullāh ibn Sīnā (Persian ابوعلى سينا Abu Ali Sina or in Arabic: أبو علي بن عبد الله بن الحسين سينا). Ibn Sina was born in 980 in Afsyahnah area near Bukhara, Uzbekistan territory now (then Persia), and died in June 1037 in Hamadan, Persia (Iran).

He is the author of 450 books on some big subject. Many of them focus on philosophy and medicine. He is regarded by many as the "father of modern medicine." George Sarton mentions Ibn Sina "the most famous scientist of Islam and one of the most famous in all the fields, place, and time". His best known work is The Book of Healing and The Canon of Medicine, also known as Qanun (full title: Al-Qanun fi At-Tibb).

Background of Ibn Sina

Avicenna is a philosopher, scientist, physician and author active in the golden age of Islamic civilization. The era of muslim scientists-scientists many translate the science of Greece, Persia and India. Text of Greece from the time of Plato, thereafter until the Aristotle intensively a lot of translated and developed further by scientists of Islam. This development is primarily conducted by the College which was established by Al-Kindi. The development of science in this period include mathematics, astronomy, algebra, trigonometry, and medicine. [4] at the time of the Samayid dynasty of Persian territory east of Khurasan the Buyid Dynasty and Western Iran and Persian gives a atmosphere of support for the development of science and culture. In the age of the Samanids, Bukhara and Baghdad became a center of culture and scholarship of the Islamic world. [5]

The science of Sciences such as the study of the Quran and Hadith is evolving with the development of scientific developments with the atmosphere. Other sciences like philosophy, science of Fiqh, Kalam science very rapidly. At that time Al-Razi and Al-Farabi contributed to science in the field of medicine and philosophy. At that time Ibn Sina has access to learning in the great libraries of Balkh, Khwarezm in the region, Gorgan, the city of Ray, Isfahan and Hamedan. In addition to the great library that has many collections of books, at that time living some muslim scientists such as Abu Raihan Al-Biruni was a famous astronomer, Aruzi Samarqandi, Abu Nasr Mansur a famous mathematician and very thorough, Abu al-Khayr Khammar a famous physicist and scientist.

The Works Of Ibn Sina

The number of written Ibn Sina (estimated between 100 to 250 fruit title). The quality of his bergitu and his involvement in medical practice, teaching, and politics, showing a remarkable ability level. Some of his work which is very famous among others:

Qanun fi Thib (the Canon of Medicine) (free translation: the rules of treatment)
Al Betterbydrbrooke (consisting of 18 volumes containing about a variety of science)
An Najat
Mantiq Al Masyriqin (Logic)

In addition to the works of philosophy, Avicenna left a number of essays and poems. Some of his well-known are:

Hayy ibn Yaqzhan
Risalah Ath-Thair
Risalah fi Sirr Al-Qadar
Risalah fi Al- 'Isyq
Tahshil As-Sa'adah

And some of his most important Poems are:
Al-Urjuzah fi Ath-Thibb
Al-Qasidah Al-Muzdawiyyah
Al-Qasidah Al- 'Ainiyyah
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