Ibn Baklarish's Book of Simples : Medical Remedies between Three Faiths in 12th-century Spain Hardback
Edited by Charles Burnett
Part of the Studies in the Arcadian Library series
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 twelfth-century Jewish physician, Ibn Baklarish, and was written in A.D. 1130. It provides unique information about the state of medicine in medievalSpain at the time.
This edited volume is completed by a collection of eight essays by an international team of experts on Ibn Baklarish and his work.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 216 pages, colour illustrations
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 01/06/2008
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780199543069