Abū l-Faraj Jirwajīs ibn Yūḥannā ibn Sahl ibn Ibrāhīm al-Yabrūdī
Date of Birth: Unknown; late 10th c.
Place of Birth: Yabrūd (Syria)
Date of Death: Unknown; perhaps around 1050-60
Place of Death: Damascus
The Syrian Jacobite al-Yabrūdī was an expert in medicine. Born in humble circumstances in Yabrūd, he moved to Damascus to study. He travelled to Baghdad to increase his medical knowledge under the Nes…