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Published: 13 January 2012

880 Pages | 24 pages of colour and black and white plates

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199513581

Bookseller Code (06)


A New Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Volume I: Medicine

Emilie Savage-Smith

The Arabic manuscript collection now in the Bodleian Library includes some of the oldest and most important scientific and medical medieval manuscripts preserved today. Emilie Savage-Smith describes 377 medical manuscripts representing 242 different treatises, including Arabic medical treatises written between the ninth and seventeenth centuries.