Medical Aphorisms: Treatises 16-21 by Moses MaimonidesMedical Aphorisms: Treatises 16-21 by Moses Maimonides

Medical Aphorisms: Treatises 16-21

byMoses MaimonidesTranslated byGerrit Bos

Hardcover | February 15, 2016

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This fourth volume of the critical edition of the medical aphorisms compiled by Maimonides (1138–1204) covers treatises sixteen to twenty-one. The central subjects of these treatises include women’s diseases, physical exercise, bathing, foods, and the consumption of drugs. Most of the aphorisms featured in this volume are based on the works of Galen, but Maimonides also quotes from other ancient and medieval physicians, including some whose work does not survive in any other source. This edition provides both the Arabic text and an authoritative English translation by Gerrit Bos in parallel-column format.
Gerrit Bos is chair of the Martin Buber Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Cologne.
Title:Medical Aphorisms: Treatises 16-21Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:February 15, 2016Publisher:Brigham Young University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0842528431

ISBN - 13:9780842528436

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"Gerrit Bos is to be congratulated on yet another fine volume in this major project in the history of medicine."