The Earliest Paediatric Surgical Atlas: Cerrahiye-i IlhaniyeLEARN MORE
The author of one of the earliest surgical books was Serafeddin Sabuncuoglu. In 1465, he wrote a surgical...
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...
Professor Sevim Tekeli - a short autobiographyLEARN MORE
Sevim Tekeli is Emeritus Professor, History of Science Department at Ankara University, a student of...
Roads to Busra
Islamic Citadel in BusraLEARN MORE
Busra was the location of a large Roman theatre which was built upon by Muslims when they arrived to provide...
Ibn Al-Nafis and VinegarLEARN MORE
A doctor does a short enquiry into an old treatment for ear infections and discovers its presence in a...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...