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Said ibn Mansur Ibn Kammuna (died 1284) was a 13th Century Jewish physician (ophthalmologist) , philosopher and dissenter of Islam who lived under the rule of the Mongols in Baghdad.

As a prolific scholar he played an important role in the diffusion of new thought in the Middle East. Much of his legacy, contained in the form of commentaries, correspondence, and treatise still survives today and makes up part of the historical remnants of his time .




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