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Ibn D̲j̲uld̲j̲ul
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, Abū Dāwūd Sulaymān b. Ḥassān al-Andalusī , Arab physician, perhaps of Spanish extraction, born in Cordova 332/944, died after 384/994. He began the study of grammar and tradition in Cordova in 343/954, but already at the age of 15 turned to medicine, in which field ten years later he was an acknowledged authority. He was the personal physician of al-Muʾayyad bi’llāh His̲h̲ām (336-99/977-1009). It was during this period that he wrote most of his works, such as the Tafsīr anwāʿ al-adwiya al-mufrada min kitāb Diyusḳūrīdūs , composed in 372/982 (of which only extracts survive, in …

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Dietrich, A., “Ibn D̲j̲uld̲j̲ul”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3146>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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