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The Islamic Roots of Modern Pharmacy

by David W. Tschanz Published on: 8th May 2020

Along the road from sympathetic magic and shamanism to scientific method, much trailblazing was carried out over a few centuries by scholars, alchemists, physicians and polymaths of the Muslim Middle East, and their rules, procedures…

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Arabic and the Art of Printing

by Saudi Aramco World Magazine Published on: 11th September 2008

In this special section reproduced from Aramco World (issue March/April 1981), distinguished authors cover topics related to printing in the Islamic civilisation. It is showed, in particular, that contrary to the notion that the technology…

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Rediscovering Arabic Science: Islamic Scientific Heritage in the last issue of Saudi Aramco World

by Richard Covington Published on: 1st June 2007

In its current issue (May-June 2007), Saudi Aramco World, a magazine devoted to increase cross-cultural understanding published in Houston, Texas, dedicated a folder of 20 pages on Islamic science. The folder consists of three articles…

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The Islamic Roots of the Modern Hospital

by David W. Tschanz Published on: 25th May 1700

"The hospital shall keep all patients, men and women, until they are completely recovered. All costs are to be borne by the hospital whether the people come from afar or near, whether they are residents…