First page of Al-Qanun by Ibn Sina
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Ibn Sina, or Avicenna as he referred to in the West, was a well-known philosopher and physician from Islamic...
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The Kayseri Hospital (Gevher Nesibe Sultan Shifahâna). Drawn by Suheyl Unver
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Medical doctors in the time of the Ottomans had various routes into professional life depending on their...
Figure 1. A miniature picture that illustrate Ibn Sînâ examining a patient suffering from the "love sickness".
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The Ottomans provided great contributions towards the fields of psychiatry and neurology. Their thoughts and...
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: A drawing of Ibn Sina.
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The seventh and last art mentioned in the fourth book of the Canon of Medicine by Ibn Sina is assigned to the...