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...
Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of Al-Zahrawi. (Source)
Abu al-Qasim Al-Zahrawi the Great SurgeonLEARN MORE
Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi (936-1013 CE), also known in the West as Albucasis, was an...
Figure 1: The earliest known medical description of the eye, from a 9th century work by Hunayn ibn Ishaq. This copy is dated of the 12th century (Source).
Eye Specialists in IslamLEARN MORE
"I invite you... to go back with me 1000 years to consider the fascinating history of the old Arabian...
Who Discovered Pulmonary Circulation, Ibn Al-Nafis or Harvey?LEARN MORE
Sir William Harvey is wrongly credited with the modern theory of Pulmonary Circulation. Ibn Al-Nafis, an Arab...