Antiquity, Middle Ages, & Islam

Antiquity & the Middle Ages

Hussain A. Al-Sardar

Medicine in ancient Nineveh

The first general hospital in Baghdad

Burton R. Andersen

Comparison of ancient Mesopotamian and Hippocratic medicine

Abigail Cline Appler

Claudius: the Caesar never meant to be emperor

Arpan K. Banerjee

Book review: Greco-Roman Medicine and What it Can Teach Us Today

Glenn D. Braunstein

Tutankhamun’s androgynous appearance

Felipe Fernandez del Castillo

Scribonius Largus

George Dunea

Many physicians have slain a king

The death of Alexander the Great

Death in ancient times
Eumenes: even horses need to take regular exercise
Byzantine physicians
Aretaeus of Cappadocia, second only to Hippocrates
Aristotle and the four humors
Moses Maimonides—physician and philosopher

Patrick Guinan

Virgil and the Aeneid

Maureen Hirthler

Medicine in the afterlife – The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Zeynel Karcioglu

Anastasius the “odd-eyes”

Steph Magowan

Alcmaeon of Croton, philosopher physician

James A. Marcum

Schola Medica Salernitana and medieval medical philosophy

Sally Metzler

Emperor Claudius and his physician, Xenophon of Kos

Andrew Miller

The medical university of Jundi-Shapur

Maria Alexandra Monteiro

Pantaleon or Pantaleimon- a most noble physician

Carlos G. Musso

PDF DocumentFinding the Present in the Past: Ancient Mexican Medicine

PDF DocumentImhotep: The Dean among the Ancient Egyptian Physicians – An example of a complete physician

PDF DocumentMegas Alexandros (Alexander The Great)

Jenna Nickas

Lessons learned from the Greeks: The physician-patient relationship in Hippocratic Gynecology

JMS Pearce

Medicine in Greek mythology

Andrés D. Pelavski

Our attitudes towards disease, a Ciceronian legacy

Nicolas Roberto Robles

Obesity in the Middle Ages: Sancho el Craso

Ammar Saad

The art of not eating

Mariami Shanshashvili

Where philosophy and medicine overlap

Sara Öberg Strådal

Medieval medical diagrams: meanings, audiences, and functions

Mariel Tishma

From the goddess of healing to hair of the dog: the role of canines in health myth and fact

Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe

Mithridates, “deadly poison” in history, and a classic misdiagnosis

John J. Turner

The remarkable Baldwin IV: leper and king of Jerusalem



Rabie E. Abdel-Halim

Lithotripsy: a historical review

Saleh Aldasouqi

Interviewing, Gibran, calligraphy

Sara Ali

Medical education in medieval Islam

Aneesa Bodiat

Mixing medicine – religion and science

Ryan Cohen

Rhinoplasty and the roosari from ancient Persia to modern day Iran

Nada Darwish and Alan Weber

Muslim women healers of the medieval and early modern Ottoman Empire

George Dunea

From Baghdad to Chicago by Asad A. Bakir

Ibn Rushd (Averroes), medieval polymath
Islamic medicine
Hunayn ibn Ishaq, Baghdad physician and polymath

Nicholas Ghantous

Physical benefits of Salat prayers in Islam

Philip R. Liebson

Philosophy of science and medicine series – VI: Islamic science

Fadlurrahman Manaf

Abulcasis, the pharmacist surgeon

Kera Panni

In the heart of Damascus

Shireen Rafeeq

Avicenna, the prince of physicians

Ramin Sam

Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi

Alan S. Weber

Ibn Sīnā cures a prince who thinks he is a cow

Mona Youssef

Bimaristan al-Mansouri

Richard Zhang

America’s Arab refugees: vulnerability and health on the margins