Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi

Abū Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyyā al-Rāzī (ابوبكر محمّد زکرياى رازى‬ Abūbakr Mohammad-e Zakariyyā-ye Rāzī, also known by his Latinized name Rhazes or Rasis) (854–925 CE), was a Persian polymath, physician, alchemist, philosopher, and important figure in the history of medicine. Continue reading

Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zalcariya al-Razi was a Muslim physician of note

Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zalcariya al-Razi a Muslim physician, was known as Rhazes in the West, served as chief physician at hospitals in Rayy, Persia, and Baghdad. Continue reading

A personal name to survive in the written records

The name was En-lil-ti, the personal name which has survive in written records, was inscribed on clay tablets in Sumer (now Iraq) circa the 34th century BCE. Continue reading

Pigeon postal system

Pigeons were regularly used for official and military communications, Continue reading

First Landscape in Art

Landscape first appeared in Sumerian art circa 2300 BCE, Continue reading

First Hospital to keep medical charts

In the 10th Century, a hospital opened in Baghdad (modern Iraq). Continue reading

Wheat, the First Cereal Crop

The First evidence of wheat as a cereal crop and its cultivation was before 10,000 BCE. Continue reading

Aquaculture: Fish Farming invented by Sumerians

Most people believe that Fish Farms are a fairly new industry. Continue reading

Farmer’s Almanac Discovered in 1949

In 1949 there was a discovery of a Farmers' Almanac in the Sumerian city of Nippur (modern day Niffer, Iraq). Continue reading