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...Garcia de Orta (1501? – 1568) was a Portuguese Jewish physician, herbalist and naturalist. De Orta practised and taught medicine in Portugal, before sailing to India in 1534 as a physician with the Portuguese navy and settling in Goa. He...
...A copy of a letter written by Captain Alfonso to the Venetian Fleet deployed in the Canale di Curzola (Korčulanski kanal in Croatian) on the Dalmatian coast, dated November 27, 1617...
...Cyril Elgood (1893-1970) served as physician to the British Embassy in Tehran, and was a keen student of the language, culture and history of Iran. He begins this short work by reviewing three major accounts of medical history written...
...Extremely rare first edition of Lignamine’s commentary on Averroes’ Aristotelian philosophy of science. Lignamine was a Professor of Philosophy and medicine at the University of Padua. He died in 1568. There is not much information about...
...Crawford's interest in the history of the Indian Medical Service began in 1844, as he was serving as Resident Surgeon of the Medical College Hospital in Calcutta. Volume 1 begins with the surgeons of the East India Company and progresses...
...An unrecorded issue of the treaty between the Emperor Charles V, and the King of Tunis, Muley Hassan. In August 1534 Tunis was seized by Khayr ad-Din, better known as Barbarossa, who was the chief governor of North Africa and grand admiral...
...This work recounts the history of medicine in Persia, from ancient Babylon and Assyria to the twentieth century. Placing the story of medicine against the background of general Persian history, Elgood demonstrates the important part played...
...In this volume Cyril Elgood traces the practice of medicine, surgery, and gynecology in Iran from around 1500 to the middle of the 18th century. The discussions cover the period from the reign of the Safavid King Ismail I to the dynasty...