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Monday, May 18, 2009
Avicenna Text Stolen in Iran
The Tehran Timesreports that a rare copy of Avicenna'sCanon of Medicine has been stolen from a display at the museum adjacent to the author's mausoleum in Hamedan, Iran. If I get any further information on the specific edition or circumstances I'll pass it along.