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Helena M. Paavilainen
The development of medical drug therapy in medieval times is an interplay between tradition and innovation. This book tracks the changes in drug recommendations from the Arabic texts of Ibn Sīnā to Latin medical scholasticism, demonstrating their essential rationality.
The Therapeutics of John the Physician is an important source on Medieval medicine, published here for the first time. It yields authentic insights into medicine as a craft and a large quantity of new evidence on the transition from ancient to modern Greek.
Elizabeth M. Craik
This is a new edition, with translation, introduction and commentary, of the Hippocratic treatise On Glands. Through a close analysis of both content and expression, the text is interpreted and situated in the wider context of ancient medical writing.
Edited by Christoph Lüthy, Radboud University, Nijmegen
A peer-reviewed journal for English-language studies dealing with the content and influence of science, medicine and technology from the earliest times through to the end of the eighteenth century. Science is defined in its widest form to include, for example, natural philosophy, optics, ...
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