Qusta ibn Luqa

Full name: 
Qusta ibn Luqa
Latin name: 
Costa ben Luca, Constabulus
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Qusta ibn Luqa (820–912) was a Melkite physician, scientist and translator, of Byzantine Greek extraction. He was born in Baalbek. Travelling to parts of the Byzantine Empire, he brought back Greek texts and translated them into Arabic.