Al-Lakhmi

Full name: 
Ibn Wāfid, Abū 'l-Mutarrif ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Lakhmī
Arabic name: 
إبن وفد, أبلمطرف عبد الرحمن اللخمي
Latin name: 
Abenguefith
Date of birth: 
1008
Date of death: 
1074

A physician from Toledo, he lived from 1008 to 1074. He is the author of a treatise on ophalmology and of another on simple medical substances. The latter was famous in Europe under the title Liber Abenguefith Philosophi de virtutibus medicinarum et ciborum, after its Latin translation by Gherard of Cremone.