The Suhayl 2014 Vol 13 - International Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic CivilisationLEARN MORE
FSTC is pleased to bring to the attention of readers the availability online of the 2015 volume of the....
Anatomy of the Horse in the 15th CenturyLEARN MORE
The famous image we find in an Arabic manuscript depicting the "al-faras al-mastuh" (a horse lying on its...
Figure 1: Zal, the albino, on the simurg. Shahnamah Firdaws (Book of Kings of Firdaws, The Royal Asiatic society, MS. 239). © Nil Sari and Ulker Erke. Source: 38th International Congress on History of Medicine, Turkish Medical History Through Miniature Pictures Exhibition (Istanbul, 2002).
The Simurgh: A Symbol of Holistic Medicine in the Middle Eastern Culture in HistoryLEARN MORE
This article discusses the view that the simurgh, a mythological bird with supernatural characteristics, was...