Ibrahim ibn Baks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ibrahim ibn Baks (Arabic: إبراهيم بن بكس‎; died in 1003 CE[1]) was a physician and a regular lecturer in Al-'Adudi Hospital, a bimaristan located in Baghdad during the Islamic Golden Age. He became blind towards the end of his life.[2]

According to Ibn Abi Usaibi'a, Ibn Baks translated many works into the Arabic-language.[2]


Among his works are a large and a small compendium of medicine and monographs on diseases of the skin, of the eyes, on anatomy and on antidotes.[1] His works include:[2]

  • كناشه كتاب الأقراباذين
  • مقالة في الجدري


  1. ^ a b Packard, Francis R. (1941). Annals of medical history. P.B. Hoeber. p. 161.
  2. ^ a b c Ward, Bāqir Amīn (1986). Awad, Gurgis (ed.). Muʻǧam al-ʻulamāʼ al-ʻArab (in Arabic). 1 (1st ed.). Bayrūt: ʻĀlam al-Kutub : Maktabaẗ al-Nahḍaẗ al-ʻArabiyyaẗ. p. 43.