Figure 1: Ibn al-Haytham's Sketch of the Human Optical System. The oldest known drawing of the nervous system from Kitab al-Manazir of Ibn al-Haytham (from a manuscript held in the Süleymaniye Library, Istanbul), in which the eyes and optic nerves are illustrated. It shows a large nose at the bottom, eyes on both side and a hollow optic nerve that flows out of each one towards the back of the brain. (Source).
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Figure 1: Front cover of Cybernetics – Past, Present, Future (in Turkish) by Toygar Akman
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Figure 1: Anatomy of the human eye from the treatise on ophthalmology by Hunayn Ibn Ishaq (10th century). (Source).
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Figure 1: Imaginary portrait of al-Razi by a modern artist. (Source).
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Figure 1: Illustration of treatment for "Mâl-I-Hulyâ" or cauterization for certain neurotic disorders. Reprinted with permission from the Fatih National Library, Istanbul.
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Figure 1-2: Two pages of a manuscript of Kitab Tanqih al-Manazir by Kamal al-Din al-Farisi dated Ramadan 708 (February-March 1309). © Adilnor Collection. (Source).
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