@HKUniversity has literally grown around #Denmark’s @Galschiot sculpture #PillarOfShame which has occupied this site for the past 24 years! Poignant to witness the constant flow of #HongKongers to the pillar since the announcement of its imminent removal. #Art #History pic.twitter.com/gFZmAEcv0U
Around year 1,000, Al Zahrawi published a 1,500 page illustrated encyclopedia of surgery that was used in Europe as reference for the next 500 years.
Among his many inventions, Zahrawi discovered the use of dissolving cat gut to stitch wounds.
#IslamicHeritageMonth #History pic.twitter.com/hKkpXGZ7RA