Figure 1: A banquet given by the commander-in-chief Lala Mustafa Pahsa to the janissaries in Izmit, 5 April 1578. Topkapi Palace Museum Library, MS H1365, fol. 34b.
Food as Medicine in Muslim CivilizationLEARN MORE
The subject of food and diet was very essential in the Islamic Cuisine. Both of them were very important in...
Figure 1: An illustration of a medical practitioner and a patient. (Source: Millet Kutuphanesi, Ali Emiri, nr. 79.).
Highly Valued Virtues of Classical Ottoman Turkish Medical Ethics: A View From Past to FutureLEARN MORE
Virtues such as modesty, contentedness, fidelity and hopefulness expected from a physician must be perceived...
Figure 4: This picture shows a part of a painting that was painted in 1352. It is called Hugh of St. Cher.
The Invention of Spectacles between the East and the WestLEARN MORE
The following article by the expert scholar Lutfallah Gari surveys the historical sources to uncover the...
Figure 2: Painting depicting Ibn Sina getting wisdom from the muse of Medicine (Source).
Certain Aspects of Medical Instruction in Medieval Islam and its Influences on EuropeLEARN MORE
In this article, Professor Aydin Syili analyses the medical teaching in the different phases of Islamic...
Figure 2: Front cover of Health in the Ottomans, vol. 2.
Health in the Ottoman Empire: A Collective Achievement in the History of Ottoman MedicineLEARN MORE
This is a review of Health in the Ottomans (Osmanlilarda Saglik), a two-volume book concerning Ottoman...
Figure 1: Akil Muhtar Özden (1877-1946).
Famous Figures of the Modern Turkish Medical SchoolLEARN MORE
To throw light on famous figures of the Turkish modern medical school, this article introduces a set of nine...