Tomb of Avicenna in Hamadan

Photos: Tomb of Avicenna in Hamadan

The following are photos of Avicenna’s tomb in Iran’s western city of Hamadan. The birth anniversary of Avicenna, on August 22, is commemorated by Iranians as  as National Doctors’ Day. Avicenna, also known as Ibn Sina, was a Persian and Muslim physician, astronomer, alchemist, chemist, logician, mathematician, metaphysician, philosopher, physicist, poet, scientist, theologian, and statesman. He was born around 980 AD in Afshana, near Bukhara which was then a part of Iran and is now in Uzbekistan, and died in 1037 AD in the city of Hamadan.

By Tasnim News Agency