The Book of Water (Kitab Al-Ma'a)LEARN MORE
Kitab Al-Ma'a, a strange title for the first known Encyclopedia of Medicine arranged according to the...
The Beginning of the Islamic HospitalsLEARN MORE
Possibly the earliest hospital in Islam was a mobile dispensary following the Muslim armies, dating from the...
The Marrakech HospitalLEARN MORE
Built by Al-Mansur who rules Morocco and Spain until his death(1184-1199AD). At its time, the hospital had no...
The Al-Nuri HospitalLEARN MORE
ln 1154 Nur-al-Din Zangi built a hospital in Damascus. It was called al-Nuri, or al-Zangi.
Pharmacology in the MakingLEARN MORE
Advances in Muslim chemistry led to the development of Muslim pharmacology. Al-Zahrawi made pioneering...
Figure 1: 15th-century European portrait of Jabir ibn Hayyan. "Geber", Codici Ashburnhamiani 1166, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, Italy. (Source).
Introduction to the Islamic Tradition of ChemistryLEARN MORE
This article is a plea for putting the Muslim contribution to modern day chemistry in its due place in...