Figure 1: The cultivated and the uncultivated kinds of hindiba are illustrated in a schematic way. (Dioscorides. Materia Medica. Translated by Abdullah el-Huseyin b. Ibrahim el-Natili. Kitabu‘l-hasa‘is. Topkapi Museum Library. Registered at section Ahmed III., No: 2127).
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Figure 1. Dr. O. Kahl during his speech at 1001 Inventions Conference.
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Figure 1: An artistic impression of Al-Kindi (Image from www.muslimheritage.com).
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Figure 1. On-line publication of al-Razi's Kitab fi 'l-jadari on the website of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon (p. 1). Source: http://almashriq.hiof.no/ddc/projects/saab/S16R27/index.html.
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Figure 1. Opening of Al-Qanun fi 'l-tibb (Canon of Medicine) by Ibn Sina.
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The medical Islamic tradition is one of the richest and the most lasting components of the general history of...
Figure 1. A miniature illustrating the treatment of a patient. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu. Jarrahiyatu'l-Hâniya. Millet Library, Ali Emiri, Tib 79.
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