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...Rare Aljamiado manuscript from the 17th-century providing exceptional evidence for the survival of Morisco culture in North Africa, within a generation or two of the final expulsion of the Arabs from Spain on the orders of Philip III...
...An early and complete manuscript of the most important medieval treatment of practical surgery and the first illustrated treatise on surgical instruments. Albucasis (c. 936 - c. 1013) "was the greatest Muslim surgeon; he exerted a very deep...
...An exhortation to the Pope Pius IV to enlist the help of various European states for a major aggressive offensive against the Turks. Drawing on the recent victory of the Knights of St John over the Turks' siege of Malta as an example...
...The entire text of this rare and important medieval Arabic text copied by an eighteenth-century Spanish Orientalist. The most important work on Spanish agriculture and horticulture in the Middle Ages, written by an Arab living in Seville...
...Italian manuscript, with watermark of coat of arms displaying bird, untrimmed, in wrappers. Probably composed during the pontificate of Gregory XIII (1572-1585), who spared no efforts to further an expedition against the Turks, and who sent...
...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...
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...Fearured version of ARC_16402. An early and complete manuscript of the most important medieval treatment of practical surgery and the first illustrated treatise on surgical instruments. Albucasis (c. 936 - c. 1013) "was the greatest Muslim...
...An essay discussing the possibilities open to the Christian Powers in the Mediterranean area following their naval victory at Lepanto. The discourse considers the most advantageous paths of procedure for capitalising on their victory...
...The second highest order of the Ottoman Empire, the Order of the Medjidie, was established in 1852 by Abdülmecit, Sultan of the Turks. As consul of Adrianopolis (Edirne), Charles Joseph Tissot (1828-1884) received the second highest of five...
...A pair of handwritten contracts, each containing French text followed by an Ottoman Turkish version. The first bears the wax seal of Abdülmecit, Sultan of the Turks (1823-1861). The second is the original contract and plan...