An ancient school located in Persia or present day Iran in the province of Ahwaz (buckets), it specialized in medicine, the Arab conqurers gained great knowledge in medicine when Persia was conqured in 738 A.D.

JundiShapor was founded by Shapor the first, the second king of the sasanian dynasty in 350 A.D.. It became a major learning center when Justinian ordered the school of Athens to be closed in 529 A.D.


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