Record Number : 45453 of 13452

Title : Islamic culture and the medical arts

Description :
'Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts' is an online exhibition by the US National Library of Medicine (NLM). It is based on an exhibition by the same name which took place in 1994 to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the oldest Arabic medical manuscript in the NLM's collection. The materials on this website are organised under the following subject headings: Medieval Islamic medicine; Greek influences; The book as a means of communication and a forum for artistic design; Prophetic medicine; Al-Razi, the clinician; The great systematizers; Specialized literature; Ophthalmology and surgery; Pharmaceutics and alchemy; Hospitals; The art as a profession; and Late medieval and early modern medicine. There is a bibliography of relevant print-based books that could be consulted and an accompanying video program on Islamic calligraphy.


Controlled Keywords : National Library of Medicine (U.S.); Islam; religion and related disciplines;

Language : eng;

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