Mansur was from a family of scholars and physicians active for several generations in the city of Shiraz. He dedicated both of his major medical writings, a general medical encyclopaedia and a study of anatomy, to rulers of the Persian province of Fars.
- Kifāyah-i Mujāhidīyah كفايه مجاهديه (MS P 28, item 4) (The Sufficient [book] for Mujahid)
- Tashrīḥ-i badan-i insān تشريح بدن انسان (MS P 19) (The Anatomy of the Human Body, also known as "Mansur's Anatomy" Tashrīḥi Manṣūri)
- C.A. Storey, Persian Literature: A Bio-Bibliographical Survey. Volume II, Part 2: E.Medicine (London: Royal Asiatic Society, 1971)
- Lutz Richter-Bernburg, Persian Medical Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles: A Descriptive Catalogue, Humana Civilitas, vol. 4 (Malibu: Udena Publications, 1978).
- Fateme Keshavarz, A Descriptive and Analytical Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1986), pp 123–129 and 340-342.
- Gul Russell, "Ebn Elyas" in Encyclopædia Iranica, vol. 8,pp. 16–20 
- Andrew J. Newman, "Tashrīḥ-i Manṣūr-i: Human Anatomy between the Galen and Prophetical Medical Traditions" in La science dans le monde iranien à l'époque islamique, ed. by Z. Vesel, H. Beikbaghban, and B. Thierry de Crussol des Epesse (Tehran: Institut Français de Recherche en Iran, 1998), pp. 253–271.
- Mansur ibn Ilyas: Tashrīḥ-i badan-i insān تشريح بدن انسان. Selected pages scanned from the original work. Historical Anatomies on the Web. US National Library of Medicine.
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