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...First edition of the English translation of the first book of Avicenna's Canon, with accompanying commentary, by Oskar Cameron Grüner (1877–1972). Grüner, a doctor and linguist born in Altrincham who worked in Montreal, published several...
...Extremely rare first French edition of Avicenna's Najat, a brief exposition of philosophical subjects that he was asked to write after publishing "The Cure" (al-Shifā'). The literal translation of "al-Najat" is "The Salvation". The French...
...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...
...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)....
...First and only fifteenth century edition of the first of Avicenna’s philosophical works to be published, this is an extremely rare volume. De anima forms part of the second part of the Kitab al-shifa (Book on the Cure [for ignorance]'),...
... Of the two competing major editions of the complete work, that of Costeo and Mongio seems ultimately to have been the more successful." (Siraisi, Avicenna in Renaissance Italy, 1987, pp. 141-42, et passim). Extensive printed marginalia....
...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...
...The rare first separate edition (dated 26 March, 1495) of Avicenna's Metaphysics is a work that exerted a lasting influence on European thought, in particular on Thomas Aquinas. The Latin text is based on Dominicus Gundissalinus'...
... editions. Together they embrace Avicenna's most important philosophical writings. Avicenna forged a comprehensive philosophical system that owed a great deal to Aristotle, but his system cannot be strictly called Aristotelian. In both his...
... the latter translated from the Arabic by Armengaud. In addition to the numerous commentaries published, some physicians instead wrote summaries or epitomes of the text. Volume 2) De animalibus Volume 3) Urdjuza fi `l-tibb or Cantica Avicenna...