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The Kayseri Hospital (Gevher Nesibe Sultan Shifahâna). Drawn by Suheyl Unver
Educating Ottoman PhysiciansLEARN MORE
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
Ibn Al-Nafis and VinegarLEARN MORE
A doctor does a short enquiry into an old treatment for ear infections and discovers its presence in a...
Al-Razi the Medical ScholarLEARN MORE
Al-Razi was "a writer of rare and incredible productiveness as well as the greatest clinician of Islam." The...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...
Figure 1a-b: Frontispice of Taqwim al-abdan fi tadbir al-insan (The arrangement of bodies for treatment) of Abu Ali Yahya Ibn ‘Isa Ibn Jazla, known also in the West as Ben Gesla or Byngazlawas (d. Baghdad 1100 CE). Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department, Sp Coll MS Hunter 40. (Source).
Arabic Medicine in the MediterraneanLEARN MORE
In a talk he recently gave, Professor Charles Burnett describes the phenomena of Arabic Medicine which...
Figure 1: An early illustrated work dealing with the school of Salerno. The cover shows Constantine the African lecturing to the school. From Anastasius et al., Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum (1573). (Source).
Salerno and Constantine the AfricanLEARN MORE
Salerno came to prominence as the first faculty-University of the Christian West because of its importance as...