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Albucasis blistering a patient in the hospital at Cordova. Oil painting by Ernest Board.

Board, Ernest, 1877-1934.

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Albucasis (Abul-Qasim Khalaf ibn Abbas al-Zahrawi) was born near Cordova in the tenth century and died around 1013 A.D. His treatise on surgery was especially notable for its description of cautery. An Arabic edition and English translation was published by the Wellcome Institute in 1973

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 61 x 92 cm



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Albucasis blistering a patient in the hospital at Cordova. Oil painting by Ernest Board. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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