Cairo Genizah : Literature; medical; jottings

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>From a literary or historical text describing a meeting between Ibn Rušd (Averroes) and one Amīr al-Muʾminīn, who is not given a name. The discussion between the two focusses on the remedy known as Galen’s theriac, a panacea that should be able to cure leprosy, kidney complaints, toothache, facial paralysis, vertigo, and palpitation. Verso: Arabic jottings.</p>

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