MONTBLANC 2018 Homage to Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) Limited Edition 65 Fountain Pen M

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MONTBLANC Artisan 2018 Homage to Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā) Limited Edition 65 Fountain Pen

Ref. 115997
Mod. M28717
Year 2018
Limited Edition: ##/65

An homage to the Persian polymath: Avicenna. A philosopher, A physician, A writer, regarded as one of the most significant of the Islamic Golden Age

“ Width of life is more important than length of life ”

“ Medicine is a science by which we learn about the conditions of the human body in health and in the absence of health, in order to mantain health or restore it ”

“ I devoted myself to studying texts and the gates of knowledge began opening for me “



Avicenna (original name Ibn Sînâ), born near Bukhara in 980, was one of the most prominent philosophers, scientists, physicians, matematicians, and astronomers of the Islamic golden Age. He is described as the forefather of modern medicine.
Born from a Persian family, he soon emerged for his peculiar and early brillance: by the age of ten he had memorized the entire Quran.
Although his Persian origins, he wrote the majority of his two hundred and fifty works in Arabic, which was the scientific and philosophical language at the time. Among his masterpieces we find “The Book of Healing”, an encyclopaedia about philosophy and science, and “The Canon of Medicine”, an impressive medical essay.
He became interested and started studying medicine at the age of 16 and also spontaneously practiced  his knowledge and treatments by helping sick people. When sultan of Bukhara felt ill he was called to his bedside and, as reward for curing him, he was given the permission to consult the royal Sâmânîd library, a treasure of science and philosophy.
To honour this great polymath, Montblanc has created the Montblanc Hommage to Avicenna Limited Edition 65.

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