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...Initially published for governmental use only, a prefaratory note states that this paper was prepared to summarize the geology of Mesopotamia and its borderlands, with particular attention to its mineral resources and likely industrial...
...First edition of Arthur J. Arberry's translation of al-Rāzī's al-Tibb al-rūḥānī (Spiritual Medicine). The physician and philosopher al-Rāzī, one of the greatest medical authorities of the Middle Ages, dedicated this book, like his...
...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...
...Richard Mead was physician to King George II, Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians at London and Edinburgh, and of the Royal Society. With an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. In three volumes. Volume 1: Memoirs...
...Although he is now known above all for his depictions of Alpine scenery, Elijah Walton, who studied art in Birmingham and London, went to the Levant when he was in his late twenties and remained for almost two years in Egypt, Syria...
...First and only edition of a collection of papers on Iraqi zoology by members of the British Expeditionary Forces in Mesopotamia and Persia, based on specimens collected during the First World War and first published in the Journal...
...Rāzī’s Kitāb fī 'l-Jadarī wa-'l-ḥaṣba, or Liber de variolis et morbillis, is considered the oldest and most important original work on smallpox and measles, and a distinct original contribution to medicine by the Arabians. A pioneering...
...Reprinted from the Journal of the Institution of Petroleum Technologists, Vol. 10, no. 43, June 1924, this article focusses on a "long belt of petroliferous territory" to the east and north-west of the Persian Gulf. It provides a broad...
...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...