The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is pleased to present Knowing Blood: Medical Observations, Fluid Meanings. The exhibition is generously funded by the McGill University Faculty of Medicine and will run from January to
The Arabic writing used for setting down the sacred text of the Qur’an subsequently went under a diffusion corresponding to the expansion of the Islamic faith and to the development of the Islamic civilization.
What drives humans to collect? Walter Benjamin, the early 20th century philosopher and cultural critic, commented: “O bliss of the collector… Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to objects.