Cairo Genizah : Medical

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Bifolium of a medical work, possibly a compendium derived from previous medical books. Recto deals with diseases of the head caused by an excess of black bile and yellow bile. Verso: lethargy and its complications: hallucination, mental distress, vertigo and urinal retention. The page contains quotations from Isaac ibn ʿImrān, Ibn Māsawayh, Avicenna, Al-Rāzī, Rufus of Ephesus, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Galen, Qusṭā ibn Lūqā. Belongs with T-S NS 90.72.</p>

 


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