This article discusses the view that the simurgh, a mythological bird with supernatural characteristics, was also a symbol of miraculous life and treatment, as related in stories and miniature pictures. Such as view is described specifically with examples of Turkish miniatures.
The Simurgh: A Symbol of Holistic Medicine in the Middle Eastern Culture in History
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