Avicenna was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. He has been described as the father of early modern medicine. Wikipedia
Born: August 22, 980 AD, Afshona, Uzbekistan
Died: June 1037, Hamadan, Iran
Full name: Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sīnā
Influenced by: Al-Farabi, Aristotle, Muhammad, MORE
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.
The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.
Therefore in medicine we ought to know the causes of sickness and health.