Ibn Sina : The father of modern medicine


The purpose of the series ‘Muslim Scientists’ is to introduce to children about the phenomenal figures in Islamic Golden Age. The scholars who were very much equipped with various knowledge of different fields can be excellent examples for the children to follow. The story of Ibn Sina tells about the boy who really loves to read. He memorized the Qur’an completely when he was only 10 years old. His interest was in various fields such as arithmetic and philosophy, but what intrigued him the most was medicine. He was so good that he was able to treat the sick King whom the royal physicians deemed untreatable. As a reward he was granted access to the royal library, which he enjoyed very much. The people also adored him very much because he gave free services to many