Sinan ibn Thabit

Sinan ibn Thabit ibn Qurra (Arabic: سنان بن ثابت بن قرة‎‎; 880; † 943) was an Arab Sabian physician, astronomer and mathematician who later converted to Islam.[1] He was the son of Thabit ibn Qurra and the father of Ibrahim ibn Sinan.

He is also a scientist who started mobile hospital services for rural areas.


  1. ^ Ibn Khallikan's biographical dictionary By Ibn Khallikān, pg. 45
  • O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Abu Said Sinan ibn Thabit ibn Qurra", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
  • "Sinan Sinan Ibn Thabit Ibn Qurra, Abu Sa'id – Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 2008., Abu Sa'id". Retrieved 19 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)