Islamic Medicine


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Author: Edward G. Browne
Year: 2002
Pages: 138
Printed: India
ISBN: 81-87570-19-9
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: New
Weight: 185 gr.
Description from the publisher: A series of four lectures given at The Royal College of Physicians. LECTURE 1 Meanings of the term “Arabian Medicine” – Periods Arabian and Islamic history — the Transmission of Greek learning — Syria and Persian contributions — The Latino Barbari— Aptitude of Arabic for scientific purposes. LECTURE 2 Evolution of Scientific Terminology in Arabic— Was dissection practiced by the Muslims? Four early Persian medical writers. LECTURE 3 Recapitulation — Arabian Popular Medicine — The Translators from Arabic into Latin –Practice of medicine in the time of the crusades—Anecdotes of notable cures in Arabic and Persian literature—Psychotherapeusis—Love and Melancholia— Persian medical works — Introduction of European Medicine into Muslim lands. LECTURE 4 Contribution of the Moors of Spain— The School of Toledo—Persian medical literature from the twelfth to the fourth teen centuries —Biographical works of the thirteenth century— Muslim hospitals —Letters of “Rashid the Physician “ — Outlines of Muslim cosmogony, physical science and physiology —Conclusion…

Weight .19 kg