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...The text of a lecture arguing that the influence of the high standard of scientific learning in Arabic Spain was fundamental to the subsequent revival of interest in science in Europe as a whole....
...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...
...One of the earliest printed editions of the famous Regimen sanitatis Salernitanum. Written in doggerel Latin verse, it was memorized by generations of doctors. Its sayings became popular maxims of hygiene some of which survive today....
...First edition, very rare, of the Italian philosopher Agostino Nifo's commentary on the twelfth-century Andalusian philosopher Averroes' all-comprehensive celestial physics. Averroes wrote commentaries on Aristotle's Physica and De caelo...
...Biographies of Arab mathematicians who flourished in medieval Al-Andalus. The author himself was a Professor of Mathematics, who dedicated his studies partly to the history of science in Spain. He was a member of the Reial Acadèmia de...
...A rare edition of a new translation by Jacob Mantino of Book I, fen 4 of Avicenna's Canon, first published in Venice in 1530. Jacob Mantino was a Spanish Jewish physician active in Venice, and published this translation (as a prelude...
...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...