Avicenna's life story reprinted

The 5th print-run of the Prisoner of the Seven Fence [Haft Hesar] Castle by Hussein Fatahi on the life of Avicenna is released by Soureh Mehr in Islamic Republic of Iran. The book was debuted in 2008.



According to the information center of Soure Mehr, the book deals with Avicenna's life story, personality, companions and works.


"Stories written based on the lives of prominent historical figures are called historical stories," stated the writer.

The story begins with Avicenna's childhood and scrolls towards his adolescence and demise.


Avicenna's acquaintance with Abu Obeid Jozjani, one of his famous students, his meeting with Abu Saeid Abulkheir, treating Makel Khatoun's son in Rey, marrying Yasamin, Baghdad Caliph's fugitive bondwoman and treating Shamsodoleh are some of stories related in the book.


The Literary Creations Center of Howzeh Hobari has produced the book and Soure Mehr has printed, published and marketed the book.


Abū Alī al-Ḥusayn ibn Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā, commonly known as Ibn Sīnā or by his Latinized name Avicenna, was a Persian polymath, who wrote almost 450 treatises on a wide range of subjects, of which around 240 have survived. In particular, 150 of his surviving treatises concentrate on philosophy and 40 of them concentrate on medicine.


He was also an astronomer, chemist, geologist, Hafiz, Islamic psychologist, Islamic scholar, Islamic theologian, logician, mathematician, Maktab teacher, physicist, poet, and scientist. He is regarded as the most famous and influential polymath of the Islamic Golden Age.




Source: IBNA News Agency



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