Cairo Genizah : Medical


Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Medical book of European origin, produced after the 14th century. Beginning an end of the book are lost, together with indications of title, authorship and ownership. The author calls himself ‘Moses’ in several passages of the text. The content is based on Galenic humoral medicine and includes both theoretical passages and practical instructions for the preparation of medicines. Authorities mentioned include Aristotle, Hippocrates, Galen, Serapion, Ibn Māsawayh, Avicenna, Al-Rāzī, Averroes, Maimonides, Ibn Zuḥr, al-Majūsī, Isaac Israeli, Ibn al-Jazzār, al-Zahrāwī, ʿAlī ibn Riḍwān, Ḥunayn ibn Isḥāq, Qusṭā ibn Lūqā, and Bernard de Gordon (14th century).</p>

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