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Published: 29 August 2020

400 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198827924

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Anecdotes and Antidotes

A Medieval Arabic History of Physicians

Ibn Abi Usaybi'ah
Edited by Henrietta Sharp Cockrell and Geert Jan van Gelder

Oxford World's Classics

  • A critical and annotated edition translated by a team of scholars from the universities of Oxford and Warwick
  • Covers notable physicians and scholars from the Greeks, Romans, Syriacs, and Indians up to the year 1270 CE
  • Contains biographies of lesser known physicians of the period as well as those well-known to European audiences such as Galen, Avicenna, Maimonides, Rhazes and Alhazen