Avicenna

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Avicenna

  1. Latinized name of Ibn Sina, a Persian polymath

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Italian[edit]

miniatura di AvicennaAvicenna in a miniature

Etymology[edit]

From a Latinization of Persian ابن سينا (Ibn Sīnā).

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  • IPA(key): /a.viˈt͡ʃɛn.na/, [äviˈt͡ʃɛn̺n̺ä]
  • Rhymes: -ɛnna
  • Stress: Avicènna
  • Hyphenation: A‧vi‧cen‧na

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Avicenna m

  1. Avicenna (Persian polymath, 980 ca. CE–1037 CE)
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback, in Italian), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto IV, lines 140–144, page 64:
      [] e vidi Orfeo, ¶ Tulïo e Lino e Seneca morale; ¶ Eulide geomètra e Tolomeo, ¶ Ipocràte, Avicenna e Galïeno, ¶ Averoìs che ’l gran comento feo.
      and Orpheus saw I, Tully and Livy, and moral Seneca, Euclid, geometrician, and Ptolemy, Hippocrates, Avicenna, and ⁠Galen, and Averroes, who the great Comment made.

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