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date: 16 January 2019

Hunayn ibn Ishaq (Johannitius) (d. 877) Christian Arab physician, scholar, and translator into Syriac and Arabic during the Graeco-Arabic *translation movement in *Baghdad. 

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

Through his translations of *Galen and others, he and his disciples developed textual philology and technical Arabic vocabulary. His handbook, ...

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