Medical Remedies between Three Faiths in Twelfth-Century Spain: Ibn Baklarishs Book of Simples

Hardcover | July 17, 2008

EditorCharles Burnett

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The Arcadian Library manuscript, which is the subject of this book, provides a snapshot of the intercultural dialogue that was taking place in medieval Spain where Muslims, Jews, and Christians were all involved in studying and disseminating medical knowledge. The manuscript itself is of themaster work of the early twelfth-century Jewish physician, Ibn Baklarish, and was written in A.D. 1130. It provides unique information about the state of medicine in medieval Spain at the time. This edited volume is completed by a collection of eight essays by an international team of experts onIbn Baklarish and his work.

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The Arcadian Library manuscript, which is the subject of this book, provides a snapshot of the intercultural dialogue that was taking place in medieval Spain where Muslims, Jews, and Christians were all involved in studying and disseminating medical knowledge. The manuscript itself is of themaster work of the early twelfth-century Jew...

Charles Burnett is a Professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe at Warburg Institute at the University of London and Fellow of the British Academy.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 12.52 × 9.45 × 1.26 inPublished:July 17, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199543062

ISBN - 13:9780199543069

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Table of Contents

Charles Burnett: PrefaceAna Labarta: Some Notes on an Arabic Manuscript in the Arcadian LibraryJoelle Ricordel: The manuscript transmission of the Kit-ab al-Mustac-in-i: The contributions of a new manuscriptJuan Carlos Villaverde Amieva: Towards the study of the Romance languages in the Kit-ab al-Mustac-in-i by Ibn BuklarishJan Just Witkam: The Leiden Manuscript of the Kit-ab al-Mustac-in-iGeoffrey Khan: Remarks on the Transcriptions of Syriac Words in the Kit-ab al-Mustac-in-i of Ibn Baklarish (according to the Arcadian Library MS)David J. Wasserstein: Ibn Baklarish-IsrailiEmilie Savage-Smith: Ibn Biklarish in the Arabic Tradition of Synonymatic Texts and Tabular PresentationsAnna Contadini: The Zoological-Medical Material in the Ibn Baklarish Manuscript in the Arcadia Library