Jabril ibn Bukhtishu
Jabril ibn Bukhtishu, (Jibril ibn Bakhtisha) also written as Bakhtyshu, was an 8-9th century physician from the Bukhtishu family of Assyrian Nestorian physicians from the Academy of Gundishapur. He spoke the Syriac language.
Grandson of Jirjis ibn Jibril, he lived in the second half of the eighth century.
He wrote various medical works and exerted much influence upon the progress of science in Baghdad. He was a member of the Bakhtyashu family. He took pains to obtain Greek medical manuscripts and patronized the translators.
- F. Wüstenfeld, Arabische Aerzte (15-16, l840).
- Lucien Leclerc, Médecine arabe (vol. 1, 99-102, 1876).
- Max Meyerhof, New Light on Hunain ibn Ishaq (Isis, VIII, 717, 1926).
- Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts, U.S. National Library of Medicine
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