Ulugh BegLEARN MORE
Ulugh Beg was a Timurid ruler as well as an astronomer, mathematician. His primary interest was in the...
Page of a manuscript on the mathematics of cubic equations by Khayyām. (Source).
‘Umar al-Khayyam (Omar Khayyam)LEARN MORE
‘Umar al-Khayyam (better known as Omar Khayyam, 1048-1123 CE), was a polymath scholar from Nishapur, Persia....
Introducing Medical Humanities in the Medical Curriculum in Saudi Arabia: A Pedagogical ExperimentLEARN MORE
In a marked shift from the positivist philosophy that influenced medical education for more than a century,...
Title page of the manuscript BH MED 323: The Colliget of Ibn Rushd and the Thezier AbynZoar, namely the Taysir of Ibn Zuhr, preserved in the Biblioteca Histórica de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. This manuscript is edited online in Google Books: (Source).
Ibn Zuhr and the Progress of SurgeryLEARN MORE
This study of the original Arabic edition of the book Al-Taysir fi ‘l-Mudawat wa’l-Tadbir (Book of...
Part of page 2 of Al-Razi's book on diet therapy Manafi' al-Aghdhiyah wa-Daf' Madharriha with added underlining to highlight relevant text.
Experimental Medicine 1000 Years AgoLEARN MORE
Little is known about the state of experimentation in the field of medicine during the Medieval Islamic era....
Figure 1: Two views of the frontispice of the first edition of the Latin translation of Ibn al-Haytham's Book of Optics: Opticae Thesaurus...Libri Septem, nunc primùm editi. Eiusdem liber De Crepusculis & Nubium ascensionibus. Item Vitellonis...Libri X. Omnes instaurati, figuris illustrati & aucti, adjectis etiam in Alhazenum commentariis, a Federico Risnero. Basel: Episcopius, 1572. (Source 1 - Source 2).
Ibn Al-Haytham on Eye and Brain, Vision and PerceptionLEARN MORE
Ibn al-Haytham was the major figure in the study of optics and vision in the Middle Ages and his influence...