Ibn Baklarish's Book of Simples
Medical Remedies Between Three Faiths in 12th-century Spain
Edited by Charles Burnett
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Ibn Baklarish's Book of Simples by Charles Burnett
Book DescriptionThe Arcadian Library manuscript, which is the subject of this book, provides a snapshot of the intercultural dialogue that was taking place in medieval Spain where Muslims, Jews, and Christians were all involved in studying and disseminating medical knowledge. The manuscript itself is of the master work of the early twelfth-century Jewish physician, Ibn Baklarish, and was written in A.D. 1130. It provides unique information about the state of medicine in medieval Spain at the time. This edited volume is completed by a collection of eight essays by an international team of experts on Ibn Baklarish and his work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199543069
(330mm x 246mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Burnett
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This book contains editions and translations of three texts written by Adelard of Bath.
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Author Biography - Charles Burnett
Charles Burnett is Professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe, Warburg Institute, University of London and Fellow of the British Academy.
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