Figure 4: A creative model of a device designed by al-Jazari (chapter 6 of category III) used for measuring blood lost during phlebotomy (bloodletting) sessions, a popular therapy in the medieval world. Taken from a MS of al-Jazari's treatise copied in Egypt in 1354. (Source).
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Figure 1: Land and sea trade routes in the Islamic world.
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Figure 1: Vidinli Tawfik Pasha. Source: IMAGE The Bulletin of the International Linear Algebra Society, 15 (Summer 1995), p. 24.
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Figure 4: This picture shows a part of a painting that was painted in 1352. It is called Hugh of St. Cher.
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Figure 1: Title page (folio 1a). © Bodleian Library, MS. Arab. c. 90, fol. 1a. (Source).
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The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford has purchased the medieval Arabic manuscript Kitab Gharaib...