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We have just received the sad news of the passing of Professor Rabie El-Said Abdel-Halim. He passed away in...
Ibn Sina's The Canon of MedicineLEARN MORE
The Sheikh al-Ra'is Sharaf al-Mulk Abu ‘Ali al-Husayn b. ‘Abd Allah b. al-Hasan b. ‘Ali Ibn Sina, in Latin he...