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...The Arcadian Library acquired the manuscript of the Kitāb al-Musta‘īnī in 2003. The codex was reportedly purchased in Paris in the 1960s by a Middle Eastern historian of medicine and arrived in the UK by family descent. Its...
...This is a short dissertation on the medical properties of balsam of Mecca (Balsamodendron Gileadense, or B. Opobalsamum). An aromatic resin, rare and costly to procure, this substance had been known and used as a medicine since ancient...
...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...
...Kitab al-Musta‘ini, or Kitab al-adwiyah al-mufradah (Book of Simples), is a treatise on medical remedies and drugs which draws on the learning of earlier Arab scholars such as Ibn Butlan, Al-Kindi and Al-Biruni, as well as classical Greek...