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Sa‘Id Ibn Tufayl - Coptic Wiki

SA‘ID IBN TUFAYL

A Christian physician who worked at the court of the Ahmad ibn Tulun (868-884), and used to accompany him on his travels. Later there was friction between them, as Ahmad would consult other physicians when he disobeyed Sa‘id’s instructions. Sa‘id died in the year 883 or 892. ibn ‘Imran dedicated to him his work, Maqalah fi al-Istisqa’ ( on the Dropsy).

PENELOPE JOHNSTONE