Abu Mansur al-Hasan ibn Nuh al-Qumri
: أبو منصور الحسن بن نوح القمري) was a Persian
physician of the 10th century who lived in Khorasan
. Qumri was the teacher of Avicenna
. He was court physician to the Samanid
prince al-Mansur, to whom he dedicated the only treatise by him that is preserved: the Kitab al-Ghina wa-al-muna
(The Book of Wealth and Wishes), which was also known as al-Shamsiyah al-mansuriyah
(The Mansurian Sunshade) after its dedicatee. Little else in known of his life except that he died shortly after 990.
For al-Qumri's life and compositions, see:
- Manfred Ullmann, Die Medizin im Islam, Handbuch der Orientalistik, Abteilung I, Erg?nzungsband vi, Abschnitt 1 (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1970), pp. 147 and 236
- Fuat Sezgin, Medizin-Pharmazie-Zoologie-Tierheilkunde bis ca 430 H., Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums, Band 3 (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1970), p. 319.