Cairo Genizah : Medical

Galen, Stephanus son of Basilius

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Judaeo-Arabic version of the Arabic translation of Galen, De Colera Nigra (Kitāb fī l-mirrah al-sawdāʾ), by Stephanus son of Basilius (a disciple of Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq). The extant text deals with the treatment of dropsy through purgatives, with loss of abdominal weight, and the humours.</p>

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