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.
Figure 1: The Mibthaa (scalpel) for bladder stones.
Urinary Stone Disease in Arabian MedicineLEARN MORE
Urinary stone disease (urolithiasis) was discussed in great detail in Arabian Medicine. Explanations given by...
Pottery, Ceramics and GlassLEARN MORE
As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for cooking, lighting, washing, etc. In the bazaar in...