The Effect of Jundishapur School on Baghdad Medical School

Document Type: Original Article


1 Research Office for the History of Persian Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

2 Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


One of the great schools of medical knowledge that had been the light of the past to the future is Jundishapur School.We sought to introduce just a little of this magnificent persian civilization in this study. The aim of this study was reviewing the effect of Jundishapur medical school and hospital on Baghdad medical school and hospital. Effectiveness of this great scientific center at that time was so much that transmission of itsculture to the center of islamic caliphate in Baghdad, leaded to prosperity and excellence of Baghdad school.