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Medicine, Arab

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Expositio cum questionibus super textu Rasis in nono Almansoris, 1481

Identifier: MS 169/ff. 3r-37r, 41r-44r
Contents The first treatise in MS 169 is seemingly a uniquely extant text (noted in Thorndike and Kibre's Catalogue of Incipits. In the late 15th-century hand of Robert of Sherburn, it is entitled Expositio cum questionibus super textu Rasis in 9o Almansoris. The text itself is contained on ff. 3r-37r, and on ff. 41-44 there is an index to the text. The treatise seems to be questions, or a form of commentary, on...
Dates: 1481

MS 165: Composite manuscript containing three texts, 13th century

Identifier: MS 165
Contents Contains three texts, all in the same hand. Although these are three separate texts, the binding of them together, with the two short texts following Avicenna's Canon is a common arrangement.ff. 1r-406r: Canon of Medicine by Avicenna [Arabic: Ibn Sina], in 12th-century Gerard of Cremona's Latin translationff. 407r-411v: synonima Avicenniff. 411v-412r: Expositiones...
Dates: 13th century

MS 166: Composite manuscript containing sixteen texts by/attributed to Galen, late 13th century

Identifier: MS 166
Contents Contains sixteen texts by/attributed to Galen, in two different hands.ff. 1r-15v; 271r-274v:'De morbo et accidente'ff. 15v-48r; 266v-271r: 'De Interioribus'ff. 48r-75v: 'Megategni', 11th-century Latin translation by Constantinus Africanusff. 75v-92r: 'De Creticis Diebus'ff. 92r-114v: 'De Crisibus', 12th-century translation by Gerard of Cremonaff. 115r-125v: 'De elementis secundum Hippocratem', translated by Gerard of...
Dates: late 13th century

'Ysagoge Johannicii in microtegni Galieni', also known as Isagoge Ioannitii ad Tegni Galieni, 12th century

Identifier: MS 163/ff. 1r-20v
Contents ff. 1r-20v of MS 163 contain the text on medicine, known as Isagoge Ioannitii ad Tegni Galieni ('Hunayn's Introduction to the Art of Galen'). This text was composed in Baghdad in the 9th century by physician and scholar, Hunayn bin Ishaq (known in the West as Ioannitius). Hunayn bin Ishaq's work was based on Galen, and it came to form the central text of a collection of bound medical treatises used to teach medicine in the Middle Ages, the...
Dates: 12th century