Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in Tooth worms?
Iznik Tile - Designs of Iznik pottery combined traditional Ottoman arabesque patterns with Chinese elements, this was a result of the patronage by the Ottoman court in Istanbul who greatly valued Chinese blue-and-white porcelain.
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