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The medical university of Jundi-Shapur

Andrew C. Miller Bethesda, Maryland, United States   ┬áLocation of Jundi-Shapur ┬áModern-day Jundi-Shapur With the exception of the hospital at Jundi-Shapur, hospitals and medical centers as we know them are not known to have existed before AD 400.1 In the late Sassanid period, a considerable scientific movement grew in Persia.2 Jundi-Shapur (Genta Shapitra in Pahlavi, […]