Oldest Printed Book in Arabic

Avicenna: Kitāb an-Naǧāt (The Book of Salvation)Kitāb an-Naǧāt (The Book of Salvation)  is the oldest book in Arabic in our open access collection MENAdoc. It was printed in 1593 and written by the Persian philosopher Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037). He was also a physician, physicist, philosopher, poet, lawyer, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist and music theorist. The book deals with and Islamic philosophy and medicine. It is also available as a PDF for download.