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Development of Medical Education among the Arabic-speaking Peoples

  • A. Z. Iskandar
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Part of the International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 110)

Abstract

The fascinating history of Arabic-Islamic medicine forces us to admire our predecessors, who laboured hard and made significant contributions to knowledge. Some present-day historians like to call it “Arabic medicine” because it was written in Arabic, the language of the Holy Qur’ān; others, however, use the expression “Islamic medicine”, from the fact that it flourished under the banner of Islam, when Muslim rulers sponsored research, irrespective of race, creed or colour.

Keywords

Medical Education Book Commentary Gifted Student Arabic Text Roman Emperor 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1985

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  • A. Z. Iskandar

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