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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, p. 6.)

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