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...Second edition (Leiden, 1598) of Joseph Justus Scaliger's Opus novum de emendatione temporum, first published in 1583. Scaliger was a controversial French-born humanist scholar especially influential in the fields of textual criticism...
...An important group of twenty early Arabic fragmentary papyrus documents dating from the 8th-10th century and ranging in subject matter from religious quotations to medical advice, from traders' accounts to historical notes, and from...
...Al-Tusi's work is not a translation of Euclid's Elements, but a rewriting, based on older Arabic translations. This edition circulated in two forms, a larger and a smaller. The larger is said to survive in Florence only (Pal. 272 and 313...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
...Fragments from the Kitāb al-milāl wa al-duwal, manuscript, 10th century. North Africa. The famous astrologer Abū Ma`shar (d. 886) named his book Kitāb al-Milal wal-Duwal, 'The Book of Religious Communities and Dynasties'....