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...Cyril Elgood (1893-1970) served as physician to the British Embassy in Tehran, and was a keen student of the language, culture and history of Iran. He begins this short work by reviewing three major accounts of medical history written...
...Paper by Michael Zohary on the vegetal landscape and plant distribution of Iran, based partly on the author's field research. Supplement to Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel, Section D. Botany, Volume 11D, March 1963, author...
...In this volume Cyril Elgood traces the practice of medicine, surgery, and gynecology in Iran from around 1500 to the middle of the 18th century. The discussions cover the period from the reign of the Safavid King Ismail I to the dynasty...
...Persian-language anatomy textbook of the Austrian physician Jakob Eduard Polak (1818–91), who played a major role in establishing modern Western medicine in Iran. Polak was hired to teach medicine and surgery at Dār al-fonun in Tehran...
...This work recounts the history of medicine in Persia, from ancient Babylon and Assyria to the twentieth century. Placing the story of medicine against the background of general Persian history, Elgood demonstrates the important part played...
...Avicenna exerted perhaps a more profound influence on both Eastern and Western medical thought than any other Islamic scholar. The Canon of Medicine was considered standard reading in European universities until well into the eighteenth...
...Publication produced as a result of the author's travels in Iran at the behest of the l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique; number 59 in the second series of the Institut's 'Memoires'. As its title suggests, it presents...
...Three news accounts, probably printed in Vienna, bound in one volume on Ottoman, North African, Persian and Viennese affairs: I. A detailed account of the ceremonies which took place during an audience given by Eugene of Savoy...
...A publication consequent to a scientific and artistic expedition to Mesopotamia to explore antiquities, undertaken by the authors at the commission of the French government...
...Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Sīnā (c. 980−1037), commonly known in the West as Avicenna, was a Bukharan polymath and is widely considered to be the most important and influential scientist of the Islamic Golden...