Title page of the manuscript BH MED 323: The Colliget of Ibn Rushd and the Thezier AbynZoar, namely the Taysir of Ibn Zuhr, preserved in the Biblioteca Histórica de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. This manuscript is edited online in Google Books: (Source).
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Figure 1: A sample page of Al-Shirāzī's Durrat al-Tāj. Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2405.
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Fig 2. Artistic depiction of Muhammad Abu al-Wafa in a Spanish stam. (Source).
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Figure 1: Front cover of Debt: The First 5,000 Years (Melville House, 2011).
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Posters outlining the origins and influence of medical practice and geography from Muslim Civilisation
Figure 2: An Arabic manuscript titled Anatomy of the Eye, authored by al-Mutadibih (active ca. 1170-1199). This manuscript, dated ca. 1200CE, is kept at the Cairo National Library. (Source).
Figure 3: A figure depicting a Muslim physician during a treatment. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu, Cerrahat al-Haniyye, Millet Library, Ali Emiri Tip, p. 79.
Figure 4: The statue of Al-Ghafiqi in Cordoba, Spain. ©Yasemin Paksoy.
Figure 5: The Result of Thinking about the Cure of Eye Diseases (Natijat al-fikar fi `ilaj amrad al-basar) written in Cairo by Fath al-Din al-Qaysi (d. 1259/657 H). Copy finished by unnamed scribe on 16 November 1501 (5 Jumada I 907 H). © The National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, MS A48, fols. 7b-8a. (Source).
Figure 6: A commentary on the Mujiz or Concise Book of Ibn al-Nafis, called The Key to the Mujiz and composed in Arabic by al-Aqsara'i, who died in 1370 (771H). The copy was completed in October of 1407 (Jumada I 810 H). © The National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, MS A67, fol. 167b showing a schematic diagram of the visual system. (Source).