The sage of Seville : Ibn Zuhr, his time, and his medical legacy / Henry Azar.

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Published
  • Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo 2008
Physical description
xii, 192 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 9789774161551
  • 9774161556
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-186) and index.
Contents
  • Landmarks in the history of Muslim Spain -- The Zuhr medical dynasty -- Ibn Zuhr's work : a three-step metamorphosis -- "When I was an adolescent-- " -- Khawass occult remedies and other astounding recipes -- A warty tumor of the gut and meat diet -- Ibn Rushd (Averroes) and Ibn Zuhr : a cordial rivalry -- Ibn Maymun (Maimonides) : Ibn Zuhr's medical disciple and a "second Moses" -- From Johannitius to John of Capua and the translation of Kitab al-taysir -- Ibn Zuhr's influence in the West : his eclipse and rediscovery.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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