Prof Rabie E Abdel-Halim
On History of Medicine
Diagrammatic representation of the pulmonary circulation according to Galen (130-200 AD).
Diagrammatic representation of the pulmonary circulation according to Ibn Al-Nafis (1210-1288 AD). Cover page of a recently edited manuscript of Kitab Sharh Tashrih Al-Qanun ( A Commentary on the Anatomy of the Canon of Ibn Sina) authored by Ibn Al-Nafis (1210-1288 AD) and containing the first correct descrption of the pulmonary circulation as well as the first ever mention of the coronary vessels in addition to several other original discoveries.