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Nazif ibn Yumn

Nazif ibn Yumn al-qass al-Rūmī al-Baghdādī (died 990) was a Melkite Christian[1] priest, philosopher and physician.

He flourished under the Buyid emir Adud al-Dawla. He was also a translator of Greek into Arabic, translating the Tenth book of Euclid. (H. Suter: Mathematiker, 68, 1900).

References

  1. ^ Kraemer, Joel L. (1992). Humanism in the Renaissance of Islam: The Cultural Revival During the Buyid Age. BRILL. p. 132.

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