Medieval Islamic Medicine

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The medical tradition that developed in the lands of Islam during the medieval period (c. 650--1500) has, like few others, influenced the fates and fortunes of countless human beings. It is the story of contact and cultural exchange across countries and creeds, affecting caliphs, kings, courtiers, courtesans, and the common crowd. In addition to being fascinating in its own right, it formed the roots from which modern Western medicine arose. Contrary to the stereotypical picture, medieval Islamic medicine was not simply a ...

Medieval Islamic Medicine 2007, Georgetown University Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9781589011618

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Medieval Islamic Medicine 2007, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

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Medieval Islamic Medicine 2007, Georgetown University Press, Washington

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Medieval Islamic Medicine 2007, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

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