Illustrations for Avicenna’s treatise «The Canon of Medicine»

The Canon of Medicine (Arabic: القانون في الطب‎ al-Qānūn fī al-Ṭibb; Persian: قانون در طب) is an encyclopedia of medicine in five books compiled by Persian physician-philosopher Avicenna (Ibn Sina) and completed in 1025. It presents an overview of the contemporary medical knowledge of the eastern world, which had been influenced by earlier traditions including[…]