Figure 1: First page of the Arabic manuscript of Kitab fi al-Jadari wa-‘l-Hasaba. Source: The Leiden University Library.
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Figure 1: Portrait of Piri Reis (Source)
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Figure 7: The Island Mosque.
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Figure 1: The region of Tabaristan, today the north of Iran. (Source).
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Figure 2: The Bâyezîd Dâr al-Shifâ of Edirne
Figure 3: Dental treatment of an Ottoman physician
Figure 4: The Galatasaray Medical School Building
Figure 5: A constellation star picture constructed by an Ottoman astronomer
Figure 6: A colour calendar page produced by an Ottoman Chief Astronomer
Figure 7: An Ottoman mechanical clock
Figure 8: Astronomical equipment for an Astrolabe
Figure 9: Miniature of the Istanbul Observatory
Figure 10: A miniature of the Istanbul Observatory staff and observers
Figure 11: The Samarkand Observatory
Figure 2: Aerial view of a Typical North African Roman Town showing here Timgad (Algeria) Source: Lassus (1981, p.14)
Figure 3: Islamic North Africa in the 13th century. Source: Laroui (1977)
Figure 4: Tunis in 1636 Source: Abdelkafi (1989, p.52)
Figure 5: Typical Residential Quarter (Huma) in Tunis. Source: Abdelkafi (1989, p.44)
Table 1: General indicators on North Africa
Table 2: The general form of the Roman town Sources: Mumford (1961), Owens, (1992).
Table 3: Major towns in North Africa and their sizes (in ‘000's) at the eve of colonisation.
Figure 2: Mansur ibn Ilyas's 14th century work on anatomy contained illustrated chapters on five systems of the body: bones, nerves, muscles, veins and arteries. This page depicts the arteries, with the internal organs shown in watercolors. (Source).
Figure 3: An illustrated leaf from an important early manuscript on the works of Roger of Salerno. Illustrated here are some early surgical treatments, including some neurosurgical and spine treatments. Courtesy of the British Museum, Sloane Collection, MS 1977. (Source).
Figure 4: People showing for a diagnose a sample of their urine to the physician Constantine the African. (Image in the public domain).
Figure 5: Front cover of Constantine the African and 'Ali Ibn Al-'Abbas Al-Magusi: The Pantegni and Related Texts edited by Charles Burnett and Danielle Jacquart (Brill, 1995).