Figure 1. The Palace complex showing different sections of the plan.
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Figure 1a-b: Frontispice of Taqwim al-abdan fi tadbir al-insan (The arrangement of bodies for treatment) of Abu Ali Yahya Ibn ‘Isa Ibn Jazla, known also in the West as Ben Gesla or Byngazlawas (d. Baghdad 1100 CE). Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department, Sp Coll MS Hunter 40. (Source).
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