"; } else { return "\n\t\t" . $str . "\n\t\t"; } } function imgTags($src, $width, $height, $usemap, $alt, $bgc, $border){ $usemap = trim($usemap); if (strlen($usemap) > 0) $usemap = " usemap=\"#" . $usemap . "\""; if (strlen($bgc) > 0){ return " " .$bgc. "> \"$alt\""; } else { return "\"$alt\""; } } function getRandomNum($numImages){ $mt = microtime(); $n = 1000000; srand ((double) $mt * $n); //randomize // return rand(0,($numImages - 1)); // code change after moving to new server 3/03 return (int) ($mt * $numImages); } // This .php code randomly chooses a "window information" to display // The window images have three components: // 1) leftImage- An imaged mapped graphic containing quicklinks // and the left side of the window image // // 2) rightImage- A graphic containing the right side of the window image // // 3) caption - A related html page describing the chosen window // // N.B. the index file must be named index.htm NOT .html $myhour = date("H"); $myday = date("w"); $windowInfo = array ( array( leftImage=>"rg_mosaic.jpg", rightImage=>"cruiser2.gif", newsImage=>"ibnsina_corner.jpg", caption=>"caption01.htm"), array( leftImage=>"rg_ayat.jpg", rightImage=>"left_bism.jpg", newsImage=>"ibnsina_corner.jpg", caption=>"caption04.htm") ); // number of window images $pictCount = count($windowInfo); // choose window information based on the index in the array $r = getRandomNum($pictCount); $outStr = tdTags(0, imgTags($windowInfo[$r][leftImage], 100, 550, "quicklinks", "", "", "0") . " ") ; //$outStr = tdTags(0, imgTags($windowInfo[$r][leftImage], 266, 583, "quicklinks", "", "") . " ") ; $newsStr = tdTags( 0, imgTags($windowInfo[$r][newsImage], 75, 90, "", "news mosaic", "", "1")); $rgtStr = tdTags( 1, imgTags($windowInfo[$r][rightImage], 27, 134, "", "mosaic column", "bgcolor= #746457", "0")) ; $capStr = " \"Click"; // print $outStr; ?>

Images from the manuscripts


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Kitāb Jālīnūs fī ʻamal al-tashrīḥ / tarjamat Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq. A translation of Galen. [S.l. : s.n.], 939 [1532 or 1533] which Ibn Sina (Avicenna, d. 428/1037) studied when preparing his Kitab al-Qanun fi al-tibb li-Abi `Ali Ibn Sina.




قانون في ألطب (Canon of Medicine) from Ibn Sina (Avicenna, d. 428/1037). The manuscript, copied in 1006 H./1597-98 A.D., is found in the Medical Historical Library at Yale and is cataloged as Cushing Arabic ms. 5.

the first page and the opening decoration and invocation to Allah from Kitab al-Qanun; also, a sample of ephemera found with the MS.




samples from Faraḥ nāmah / Abū Bakr al-Muṭahhar ibn Abī al-Qāsim ibn Abī Saʻīd al-Jamālī maʻrūf bih Yazdī. Yazdī, al-Muṭahhar ibn Muḥammad, fl. 1184. [S.l : s.n., 16--?]. This is a natural history treatise that is illuminated with detailed multicolored illustrations of animals, birds, plants, stones and humans.




A sample from an illustrated treatise in Persian on human anatomy, usually referred to as Tashrīh-i Mansūrī (Mansūr’s Anatomy) from Ibn Ilyās, Manṣūr ibn Muḥammad, fl. 1384. Also, samples of ephemera found with the MS.



 
 
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