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Part of page 2 of Al-Razi's book on diet therapy Manafi' al-Aghdhiyah wa-Daf' Madharriha with added underlining to highlight relevant text.
Experimental Medicine 1000 Years AgoLEARN MORE
Little is known about the state of experimentation in the field of medicine during the Medieval Islamic era....
Figure 1: The region of Tabaristan, today the north of Iran. (Source).
‘Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom)LEARN MORE
Ali b. Sahl Rabban al-Tabari Author of Firdaws al-hikma (Paradise of Wisdom) The physician, scientist and...
Figure 15: Early anatomical scene from a manuscript authored by the 15th century Ottoman surgeon and physician Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu.
Medicine in the Middle Ages: New Insights and a Call for Further ResearchLEARN MORE
[Proceedings of the conference 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World organised by FSTC, London, 25-26...
Figure 1: Portrait of Galen. Lithograph by Pierre Roche Vigneron. (Paris: Lithographie de Grégoire et Deneux, ca. 1865) (Source).
The Paracelsian Influence on Ottoman MedicineLEARN MORE
Galen's concept of medicine which dominated the medical world almost nearly for fifteen centuries began to...
Figure 1: Façade of the History of Medicine Museum.
The Medical History Museum of Istanbul University: Project, Challenges and Academic QuestionsLEARN MORE
This article is about the foundation of the Medical History Museum founded recently in Istanbul as part of...
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...