Figure 1: Pincers devised by al-Razi to grasp vesical stones (see below reference  for the source).
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In this study, we present a brief commentary on four books written by Muslim physicians and medical authors...
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This is a study and translation of the section on pericarditis in Kitab al-taysir fi al-mudawat wa-'l-tadbir...
Figure 1: A timeline graph showing the thousand years missing history. (Courtesy of The Foundation for Science, Technology, and Civilization).
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With few exceptions, most of the current publications on history of urology still ignore the scientific and...
Figure 1: Prof. Dr. Ali Haydar. (Source).
Turkish Medical History of the Seljuk EraLEARN MORE
The Great Seljuk state was part of the medieval Islamic civilization. Most of its scientific institutions and...
Figure 1: A detail figure of Divrigi Dar al-Shifa's gate. Ord. Prof. Dr. A. Süheyl Unver Nakishanesi Yorumuyla Divrigi Ulucami ve Sifahanesi Tas Bezemeleri, VIII. Turk Tip Tarihi Kongresi 16-18 Haziran 2004 Sivas-Divrigi (ed. Nil Sari, G. Mesara, N. Colpan), Istanbul 2004, p. 7.
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The Ottoman imperial Palace was quite different from Western palaces and courts, for it was not only the...
Figure 5: A few scenes by İnci Özen from the Dar al-Shifa of Anbar bin Abdullah during the Seljuk reign in Turkey. The figure is depicting the gate and the music therapy by the physicians. Picture copied by the permission of Nil Sari. Source: Amasya Selcuklu Osmanli mimarisi ve bezemeleri, edited by Nil Sari, Gülbün Mesara, and Ü. Emrah Kurt (Istanbul 2007).
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Music has been used as a mean of therapy through the centuries to counter all kinds of disorders by various...