Figure 1. Opening of Al-Qanun fi 'l-tibb (Canon of Medicine) by Ibn Sina.
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Figure 1. A miniature illustrating the treatment of a patient. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu. Jarrahiyatu'l-Hâniya. Millet Library, Ali Emiri, Tib 79.
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Figure 1. General view of the medical school from the minaret of the Süleymaniye mosque. Source: https://archnet.org/library/images/one-image.tcl.
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Figure 1. Application of the cauterization method to treat a sick man. Serefeddin Sabuncuoglu. Jarrahiyatu'l-Hâniya. Millet Library, Ali Emiri, Tib 79.
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A smallpox vaccine commemoration stamp (Turkey: 1967)
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