Ibn al-Wafid

Full name: 
Abū 'l-Mutarrif ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Lakhmī Ibn Wāfid
Arabic name: 
أبو المطرّف عبد الرحمن اللخمِي ابن وافد
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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.