Historical Illustrations: Ibn Sina and his Canon of Medicine @ Simergphotos by Malik Merchant, Editor

AVICENNA

“One of the most famous exponents of Muslim universalism and an eminent figure in Islamic learning was Ibn Sina, known in the West as Avicenna (981-1037). For a thousand years he has retained his original renown as one of the greatest thinkers and medical scholars in history. His most important medical works are the Qanun (Canon) and a treatise on Cardiac drugs…..The enduring respect in the 21st century for a book written a millennium earlier is testimony to Ibn Sina’s achievement….”

Historical Images: Ibn Sina and His Canon of Medicine

Arteries and Viscera -  depiction in Avicenna's Canon of Medicine). Please click for historical images. Credit" Wellc ome Images. Copyright.

Arteries and Viscera – depiction in Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine). Please click for historical images. Credit” Wellc ome Images. Copyright.

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Scientific Tradition in Medieval Islam

Ibn Sina

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