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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...
...One of the rarest and most valuable pieces in the Arcadian Library’s History of Science and Medicine collection is an early fourteenth-century manuscript of the Liber de Cirurgia—the Latin translation...
...The field in which Arab and Persian contributions to progress was most widely acknowledged in the West was science. In spite of criticisms which started in the Renaissance and increased during the scientific revolution preceding...
...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...
...The text of four Fitzpatrick lectures delivered by Browne in 1919 and 1920, comprising an overview of the history of Arabian medicine, brief biographical details of many of the key figures involved, and the literature they produced. Lecture...
...Persian-language anatomy textbook of the Austrian physician Jakob Eduard Polak (1818–91), who played a major role in establishing modern Western medicine in Iran. Polak was hired to teach medicine and surgery at Dār al-fonun in Tehran...
...This is the first edition with the commentary by Jacques Desparts (c. 1380-1458), which makes up most of the text. Avicenna’s original text is printed at the centre of the pages. Latin translation by Gerard of Cremona (c. 1113/4-1187)....
...Bound together with De viribus cordis. “From the early fourteenth to the mid-sixteenth century Avicenna held a high place in Western European medical studies, ranking together with Hippocrates and Galen as an acknowledged authority. His...
...Collection of four surgical treatises. 1. Guy de Chauliac, Chirurgia parva. First printed Latin edition of abbreviated standard surgical text by the fourteenth-century French surgeon. 2. Abulcasis (al-Zahrāwī), Chirurgia. First edition...