MUWAFFAQ AL- ABU SHAKIR IBN ABI SULAYMAN DAWUD (d. 1216)

A skilled physician, one of three brothers, the other two being ABU AL-FADL IBN ABI SULAYMAN and ibn Abi Sulayman. From the latter, Abu Shakir learned his medical skills. The al-Malik al-‘Adil (1200-1218) appointed him to the service of his son al-Malik al- Kamil.

  • Ibn Abi Usaybi‘ah. ‘Uyun al-Anba’ fi Tabaqat al-Atibba’, pp. 589-90. Beirut, 1965.