Arabic And Islamic Medicine

Arabic And Islamic Medicine:

In the history of medicine, the term Islamic or Arabic medicine refers to medicine that developed in the golden age of Islam and was written in Arabic, which was the language of common communication in the time of Islamic civilization.

Islamic medicine arose as a result of the interaction that took place between traditional Arab medicine and external influences. The first translations of medical texts were an essential factor in the formation of Islamic medicine. The Latin translations of Arabic works had a profound impact on the development of medicine at the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Renaissance.

Muslims began in the ninth century to develop a medical system based on scientific analysis. With time, people began to be convinced of the importance of health sciences, and the first doctors struggled to find ways to treat it. Medieval Islam produced some of the greatest physicians in history, who developed hospitals and practiced surgery on a large scale.

Abu Bakr al-Razi and Ibn Sina were the greatest of these doctors, as their books were taught in Islamic medical schools for long periods. Especially Ibn Sina had a great impact on medicine in Europe in the Middle Ages. Finally, during the aforementioned eras, Muslims used to classify medicine as a branch of natural philosophy.

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