Roman And Islamic Doctors Summary

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Islamic doctors studied Greek and Roman texts like those written by Hippocrates and Galen. They then improved upon those texts based on their own observations. One example is Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad ibn Ilyās, a physician in present-day Iran who wrote his book, Manṣūr’s Anatomy around 1384. The book included chapters on the bones, nerves, muscles, veins, and arteries. A concluding chapter discusses the formation of the fetus.

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