7 09, 2017

What is tuberculosis? History of diseases

By |2020-03-06T08:39:28-08:00September 7th, 2017|Science, West Asia|Comments Off on What is tuberculosis? History of diseases

A child with tuberculosis What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a lung disease caused by germs. Today we can usually cure it with antibiotics. But in antiquity there was no cure. Many people died [...]

4 08, 2017

Thomas Aquinas – Medieval philosophy

By |2019-10-22T07:31:08-07:00August 4th, 2017|Medieval, Philosophy|Comments Off on Thomas Aquinas – Medieval philosophy

A book in Thomas Aquinas' handwriting For many years before Thomas Aquinas was born, men like Ibn Sina and Ibn Rushd in the Abbasid Empire had been reading the Quran, and reading Aristotle, and trying to find ways to [...]

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