University of Alexandria

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  • University of Alexandria
    • In Egypt
      • Can discover lots about the human body
      • Can dissect bodies in Egypt unlike in Greece
    • Theories discovered at the university
      • The heart is a pump - one way valves discovered connected to the heart
      • Part of the stomach called the duodenum and the prostate
      • The brain controls the body
      • Nerves and arteries are different
    • Library
      • Contains over 500,000 scrolls from various parts of the world
      • One of the most complete collections of books worldwide
      • An indication of wealth and power
      • Writings from India, China, Egypt and some of Hippocrates' writings were there
    • Students
      • Galen
    • Importance
      • Centre of all medical knowledge
      • Lead to many great discoveries


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