Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī ibn Riḍwān ibn ʿAlī ibn Jaʿfar al-Miṣrī Date of Birth: 998 Place of Birth: Cairo Date of Death: 1061 or later in the 1060s Place of Death: Cairo
ʿAlī ibn Riḍwān gave extensive details about his life and character in an autobiography, which was used by Ibn Abī ʿUṣaybiʿa. He was born into a poor family and, because he could not afford teachers, he taught himself about medicine from boo…
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“ʿAlī ibn Riḍwān”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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