Abu al-Hasan al-Tabari

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Abu al-Hasan Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Tabari, born in Amol, was a 10th-century Tabari(mazenderani)[1] physician from Tabaristan. He was the physician of Rukn al-Dawla, a Buyid ruler.

He was author of a compendium of medicine Kitab al-mu'alaja al-buqratiya (Hippocratic treatments), in ten books. It is extant only in Arabic language. Tabari has written valuable articles on different medical sciences; however, he is especially famous for authoring the al-Mu'alajat al-Buqratiya (Hippocratic Treatments) - an important medical encyclopedia. Several of Al-Tabari's succeeding scholars and physician have referred to the al-Mu'alajat al-Buqratiya in their medical articles. The aim of this study is further introduction of this great physician and assessment of his theories and key works.


  1. ^ Ali, Mowlavi, Muhammad; Rahim, Gholami. "Abū al-Ḥasan al-Ṭabarī". Encyclopaedia Islamica. doi:10.1163/1875-9831_isla_com_0078. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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