Figure 1: Illustration of treatment for "Mâl-I-Hulyâ" or cauterization for certain neurotic disorders. Reprinted with permission from the Fatih National Library, Istanbul.
The 15th Century Turkish Physician Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu Author of Cerrahiyetu ‘l-HaniyyeLEARN MORE
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Figure 15: Early anatomical scene from a manuscript authored by the 15th century Ottoman surgeon and physician Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu.
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Figure 1: Portrait of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Charles Jervas (ca 1675-1739) (oil on canvas, after 1716). © National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. (Source).
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Figure 1a-b: Composite images illustrating the diversity of plants. (Source a - Source b).
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The scholars of Islamic culture worked extensively in the combined fields of botany, herbals and healing....
Figure 1: Fig. 1: Illustration of Kuttab School in a mosque, from the 7th maqama of al-Hariri's Maqamat. This manuscript, copied and illustrated by al-Wasiti, was executed in Baghdad in 1237. MS. ar. 5847 f. 18v., Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris. Islamic science developed thanks to a good system of knowledge diffusion through education. (Source).
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