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...The rare collected edition of Mariano Santo's writings. More than two thirds of the book are taken up with commentaries on Avicenna. These are in four parts, only one of which has been published previously. The remainder of the book...
...First and only fifteenth century edition of the first of Avicenna’s philosophical works to be published, this is an extremely rare volume. De anima forms part of the second part of the Kitab al-shifa (Book on the Cure [for ignorance...
...A rare edition of a new translation by Jacob Mantino of Book I, fen 4 of Avicenna's Canon, first published in Venice in 1530. Jacob Mantino was a Spanish Jewish physician active in Venice, and published this translation (as a prelude...
...Avicenna exerted perhaps a more profound influence on both Eastern and Western medical thought than any other Islamic scholar. The Canon of Medicine was considered standard reading in European universities until well into the eighteenth...
...Volume 1) Flores - The first edition to contain this epitome of the Canon, edited by Michael de Capella (the first was separately issued in 1508), together with the Flores de animalibus (apparently not published before) and the Cantica...
...First edition of the English translation of the first book of Avicenna's Canon, with accompanying commentary, by Oskar Cameron Grüner (1877–1972). Grüner, a doctor and linguist born in Altrincham who worked in Montreal, published several...
...From the eighth to the thirteenth centuries, scientists from across the Islamic world made great advances in the study of medicine, compiling the knowledge of the ancient Greeks, Romans, Persians and Indians and building upon it themselves,...
...One of the very rare, early editions of the most extensive medical treatises of the middle ages, in the Latin translation by Gerard of Cremona (1180s). The Canon of Medicine remained a medical authority for centuries. It set the standards...