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Roosta J, Pourmehdizadeh S. Analysis of the Actions of Qutlugh Terken (Kermanid Queen), in Order to Improve Medicine in Kerman (From 655 to 681 A.H.) . ijme. 2018; 11 (1) :80-89
URL: http://ijme.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6017-en.html
1- Professor, Department of History, Faculty of Literature and Social Sciences, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.
2- Master Student of Islamic`Iran History, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran
Abstract:   (1985 Views)
Reflecting on the Qara – Khitai of Kerman (from 619 to 704 A.H. / 1223 to 1305 A.D.), we can see that the rule of the dynasty, some women of Qara – Khitai, with expertise and competence into political, economic, scientific and cultural even reached into the kingdom of Kerman. Among these women the one that can be mentioned is -Qutlugh Terken (Terken Khatun), who was directly and indirectly involved in Kerman government for more than 40 years. So, the main question of this article is to assess measures of Qutlugh Terkan for promotion of Kerman's medical condition and further investigation of patients' rights. One of the findings of the present study was that Terken Khatun, build and equipped hospitals in Kerman with best facilities about eight hundred years ago, she also constructed an advanced school to train a new generation of intellectuals including physicians.
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Type of Study: review | Subject: HIstory of Medicine
Received: 2018/05/24 | Accepted: 2018/09/3 | Published: 2018/04/15

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