Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Bifolium from an unidentified medical work, divided into numbered chapters. The bifolium preserves parts of chapter 55, which describes the preparation of corpses with injections of colocynth and borax; parts of chapter 57 on distorted fingers; parts of chapter 59 on swellings and itching of the finger; the fragment also preserves dietary suggestions (not to over-eat) and stresses the importance of using a dentifrice.</p>

 


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