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Four Medieval Hospitals in Syria
The creation of hospitals as institutions for the care of sick people was developed during the early Islamic era. Over time, hospitals were found in all Islamic towns. This article describes four of...
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Certain Aspects of Medical Instruction in Medieval Islam and its Influences on Europe
In this article, Professor Aydin Syili analyses the medical teaching in the different phases of Islamic civilisation, especially in the madrasa system. The network of schools covered the Islamic...
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Latinized Names of Muslim Scholars
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
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The Modern Hospital in Medieval Islam
The hospital was one of the most developed institutions of medieval Islam and one of the high-water marks of...
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A smallpox vaccine commemoration stamp (Turkey: 1967)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Introduction of Smallpox Vaccination to England
This short article describes Lady Montagu's efforts in introducing a technique of vaccinating against...
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The Kayseri Hospital (Gevher Nesibe Sultan Shifahâna). Drawn by Suheyl Unver
Educating Ottoman Physicians
Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
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Al-Razi the Medical Scholar
Al-Razi was "a writer of rare and incredible productiveness as well as the greatest clinician of Islam." The...
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