8. A celebrated Christian physician at Níshápúr in Chorásán, where one of the Persian kings, either Shapúr (or Sapor
) II. or Bahrám (or Varanes
) IV., built at his request a Christian church, in the fourth century after Christ.
He wrote a work called " Pandectae Medicinae " (Ibn Abí Osaibi'ah, Fontes Relationum de Class. Medicor.
11.1. (MS. Arab. in Bibl. Bodl.); Wüstenfeld, Gesch. der Arab. Aerzte,