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Books editi da Oxford University Press con argomento Medicine Medieval

Cultures of Plague

Cultures of Plague

Cohn Samuel K. Jr. 
edizioni Oxford University Press collana (Hardcover)

Cultures of Plague opens a new chapter in the history of medicine. Neither the plague nor the ideas it stimulated were static, fixed in a timeless Galenic vacuum over five centuries, as historians and scientists commonly assume. As plague evolved in its pathology, modes of transmission, and the social characteristics...

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€ 91,30
Ibn Baklarish's Book of Simples Medical Remedies between Three Faiths in Twelth-Century Spain

Ibn Baklarish's Book of Simples Medical Remedies between Three Faiths in Twelth-Century Spain

Burnett Charles (EDT) 
edizioni Oxford University Press collana (Hardcover)

The Arcadian Library manuscript, which is the subject of this book, provides a snapshot of the intercultural dialogue that was taking place in medieval Spain where Muslims, Jews, and Christians were all involved in studying and disseminating medical knowledge. The manuscript itself is of the master work of the early...

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€ 107,10