Figure 4: This picture shows a part of a painting that was painted in 1352. It is called Hugh of St. Cher.
The Invention of Spectacles between the East and the WestLEARN MORE
The following article by the expert scholar Lutfallah Gari surveys the historical sources to uncover the...
Figure 1. On-line publication of al-Razi's Kitab fi 'l-jadari on the website of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon (p. 1). Source: http://almashriq.hiof.no/ddc/projects/saab/S16R27/index.html.
Al-Razi on Smallpox and MeaslesLEARN MORE
This article by Dr. Abdulnasser Kaadan shows that as early as the 9th century, the well known Muslim...
The Kayseri Hospital (Gevher Nesibe Sultan Shifahâna). Drawn by Suheyl Unver
Educating Ottoman PhysiciansLEARN MORE
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
Figure 1. A miniature picture that illustrate Ibn Sînâ examining a patient suffering from the "love sickness".
The Classification of Mental Diseases in the Ottoman Medical ManuscriptsLEARN MORE
The Ottomans provided great contributions towards the fields of psychiatry and neurology. Their thoughts and...
Figure 1: A drawing of Ibn Sina.
Beauty, Hair and Body Care in the Canon of Ibn SinaLEARN MORE
The seventh and last art mentioned in the fourth book of the Canon of Medicine by Ibn Sina is assigned to the...